Definition of Pneumoencephalogram

1. Noun. An X ray of the brain made by replacing spinal fluid with a gas (usually oxygen) to improve contrast.




Medical Definition of Pneumoencephalogram

1. Radiograph s obtained by pneumoencephalography. (05 Mar 2000)

Pneumoencephalogram Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Pneumoencephalogram Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Pneumoencephalogram

pneumocranium
pneumocystis
pneumocystis carinii infections
pneumocystis carinii pneumonia
pneumocystis pneumonia
pneumocystography
pneumocystoses
pneumocystosis
pneumocyte
pneumocytes
pneumocytosis
pneumoderma
pneumodynamics
pneumoempyema
pneumoencephalogram (current term)
pneumoencephalography
pneumogastric
pneumogastric nerve
pneumogastrography
pneumogenic osteoarthropathy
pneumogram
pneumograph
pneumographs
pneumography
pneumohemia
pneumohemopericardium
pneumohemothorax
pneumohydrometra
pneumohydropericardium

Literary usage of Pneumoencephalogram

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Handbook of Severe Disability: A Text for Rehabilitation Counselors, Other edited by Walter C. Stolov, Michael R. Clowers (2000)
"... the brain (arteriogram) or the spaces within and over the brain as visualized by the injection of air into the spinal canal (pneumoencephalogram). ..."

2. Handbook of Severe Disability: A Text for Rehabilitation Counselors, Other edited by Walter C. Stolov, Michael R. Clowers (2000)
"... the brain (arteriogram) or the spaces within and over the brain as visualized by the injection of air into the spinal canal (pneumoencephalogram). ..."

3. Descriptive Statistics by Insurance Status for Most Frequent Hospital by A. Elixhauser, M. Johantgen, R. Andrews (2000)
"Examples of major diagnostic procedures are closed biopsy of brain (01.13), pneumoencephalogram (87.01), and contrast myelogram (87.21). ..."

4. Descriptive Statistics by Insurance Status for Most Frequent Hospital by A. Elixhauser, M. Johantgen, R. Andrews (2000)
"Examples of major diagnostic procedures are closed biopsy of brain (01.13), pneumoencephalogram (87.01), and contrast myelogram (87.21). ..."

Other Resources Relating to: Pneumoencephalogram

Search for Pneumoencephalogram on Dictionary.com!Search for Pneumoencephalogram on Thesaurus.com!Search for Pneumoencephalogram on Google!Search for Pneumoencephalogram on Wikipedia!

Search