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cholecystography

[ koh-luh-si-stog-ruh-fee, kol-uh- ]

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.


cholecystography

/ ˌkɒlɪsɪsˈtɒɡrəfɪ /

noun

  1. med radiography of the gall bladder after administration of a contrast medium


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Other Words From

  • cho·le·cys·to·gram [koh-l, uh, -, sis, -t, uh, -gram, kol-, uh, -], noun

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Word History and Origins

Origin of cholecystography1

First recorded in 1920–25; cholecyst + -o- + -graphy

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