cholecystography

cholecystography

[koh-luh-si-stog-ruh-fee, kol-uh-]
noun Medicine/Medical.
the production of x-ray photographs of the gallbladder following administration of a radiopaque substance that is secreted by the liver into the gallbladder.

Origin:
1920–25; cholecyst + -o- + -graphy

cholecystogram [koh-luh-sis-tuh-gram, kol-uh-] , noun
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cholecystography (ˌkɒlɪsɪsˈtɒɡrəfɪ)
 
n
med radiography of the gall bladder after administration of a contrast medium

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cholecystography cho·le·cys·tog·ra·phy (kō'lĭ-sĭ-stŏg'rə-fē)
n.
Visualization of the gallbladder by x-rays after the administration of a radiopaque substance.

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