Definition of lymphangiography in English:

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lymphangiography

Pronunciation: /ˌlɪmfandʒɪˈɒɡrəfi/

noun

[mass noun] Medicine
X-ray examination of the vessels of the lymphatic system after injection of a substance opaque to X-rays.
Example sentences
  • As demonstrated in the literature, lymphangiography combined with CT is the standard procedure for detecting the obstruction site of the thoracic duct or a tumor mass in the mediastinal area.
  • From the day following the lymphangiography, the volume of drained fluid gradually decreased and finally stopped.
  • The lymphangiography can show a lymphopericardial fistula as well as irregular formation of the lymph vessels.

Derivatives

lymphangiogram

noun
Example sentences
  • Chest radiography, abdominal computed tomography, and lymphangiogram were normal.
  • In a normal limb the lymphangiogram will show opacification of five to 15 main collecting vessels as they converge on the lowermost inguinal lymph nodes.
  • The lymphangiogram provides information about the internal organization of the lymph nodes in the pelvis and the back of the abdomen.

lymphangiographic

adjective
Example sentences
  • The lymphangiographic findings of histoplasmosis in an 11-year-old girl are presented and correlated with the histopathology of a mediastinal lymph node.
  • Based on the lymphangiographic study, we propose a pathogenesis based on obstruction of normal superficial lymphatic vessels in the affected limb.
  • The lymphangiographic diagnosis was accurate in 81 per cent of the cases.

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