/am'nee og"reuh fee/, n., pl. amniographies.
an x-ray examination of the amniotic sac after the injection of an opaque solution, performed to permit visualization of the umbilical cord and the placenta.
[1965-70; amnio- (as comb. form of AMNION) + -GRAPHY]

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  • amniography — ˌamnēˈägrəfē noun ( es) Etymology: amnio + radiography : radiographic visualization of the outlines of the uterine cavity, placenta, and fetus after injection of a radiopaque substance into the amnion * * * /am nee og reuh fee/, n., pl.… …   Useful english dictionary

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