Definitions for hysterosalpingography

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  1. hysterosalpingography(Noun)

    X-ray examination of the uterus and oviducts following injection of a radiopaque substance.

  2. Origin: From the Grecolatin roots hystero- (meaning "womb") + salpinx (meaning "tube") + -graphy (to write, to represent somehow)

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  1. Hysterosalpingography

    Hysterosalpingography is a radiologic procedure to investigate the shape of the uterine cavity and the shape and patency of the fallopian tubes. It entails the injection of a radio-opaque material into the cervical canal and usually fluoroscopy with image intensification. A normal result shows the filling of the uterine cavity and the bilateral filling of the fallopian tube with the injection material. To demonstrate tubal rupture, spillage of the material into the peritoneal cavity needs to be observed. A synonym to hysterosalpingography is uterosalpingography.

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  1. Hysterosalpingography

    Radiography of the uterus and fallopian tubes after the injection of a contrast medium.


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