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cholecystography

[koh-luh-si-stog-ruh-fee, kol-uh-]
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noun Medicine/Medical.
  1. 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

First recorded in 1920–25; cholecyst + -o- + -graphy
Related formscho·le·cys·to·gram [koh-luh-sis-tuh-gram, kol-uh-] /ˌkoʊ ləˈsɪs təˌgræm, ˌkɒl ə-/, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for cholecystogram

cholecystography

noun
  1. med radiography of the gall bladder after administration of a contrast medium
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cholecystogram in Medicine

cholecystogram

(kō′lĭ-sĭstə-grăm′)
n.
  1. A radiographic image of the gallbladder that is obtained by cholecystography.

cholecystography

(kō′lĭ-sĭ-stŏgrə-fē)
n.
  1. Visualization of the gallbladder by x-rays after the administration of a radiopaque substance.
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