double contrast enema

n.

A procedure consisting of an evacuation with barium enema followed by the injection of air into the rectum.

Nearby words

  1. double cloth,
  2. double coat,
  3. double coconut,
  4. double compartment hydrocephalus,
  5. double concerto,
  6. double counterpoint,
  7. double cream,
  8. double cross,
  9. double crown,
  10. double cup


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