Microbubbles

microbubble

[mahy-kroh-buhb-uhl]
noun
a microscopic, gas-filled bubble, used especially in medicine to image blood flow, dissolve blood clots, etc.
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microbubbles (ˈmaɪkrəʊˌbʌbəlz)
 
pl n
med a contrast medium used with ultrasound, consisting of tiny bubbles of gas introduced into the vascular system or Fallopian tubes to enhance the images obtained

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