- 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 of cholecystography
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- med radiography of the gall bladder after administration of a contrast medium
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- A radiographic image of the gallbladder that is obtained by cholecystography.
- Visualization of the gallbladder by x-rays after the administration of a radiopaque substance.
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