[kuh-lan-jee-og-ruh-fee, koh-] /kəˌlæn dʒiˈɒg rə fi, koʊ-/

x-ray examination of the bile ducts using a radiopaque contrast medium.
radiographic examination of the bile ducts after the introduction into them of a contrast medium

cholangiography cho·lan·gi·og·ra·phy (kō-lān’jē-ŏg’rə-fē)
A radiographic examination of the bile ducts following administration of a radiopaque contrast medium.


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