Glossary Term:

Title

portography

Phonetic

por-<b>tahg</b>-ruh-fee

Description

a procedure that uses computed tomography (CT) and a dye injected into the portal vein of the liver. It takes cross-sectional x-rays of the veins to find cancer that may have spread from the colon or rectum. See also colon, computed tomography, rectum, x-ray.