galactose tolerance test


A liver function test in which the rate of excretion of galactose following ingestion or an intravenous injection of a known amount is measured.

Nearby words

  1. garmisch-partenkirchen,
  2. garneau,
  3. garneau, françois xavier,
  4. garner,
  5. garner, john nance,
  6. garnet paper,
  7. garnet, henry,
  8. garnet, henry highland,
  9. garnetiferous,
  10. garnett

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