the taking of X-ray pictures of the kidney and ureter after they have been filled with some radiopaque solution
Origin of pyelographyfrom Classical Greek pyelos, basin (see pyelitis) + -graphy
X-ray photography of the renal pelvises and the urinary tract in which visualization is enabled by the injection with a radiopaque contrast medium either into the bloodstream or into the ureter.
Origin of pyelographyGreek puelos basin ; see pyelitis . -graphy
pyelo- +"Ž -graphy