Definition of angiogram in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈanjēəˌɡram/


An X-ray photograph of blood or lymph vessels, made by angiography.
Example sentences
  • Dye is injected through the catheter, and the X-ray machine takes angiograms of your heart and blood vessels.
  • A series of exams, including blood tests and angiograms, revealed that all of the subjects had a severe dysfunction of the left side of the heart.
  • More noteworthy is that the superior mesenteric angiograms showed shunting of blood from the arterioles to the venous channels, bypassing the capillaries.

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Syllabification: an·gi·o·gram

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