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cholescintigraphy

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noun cho·le·scin·tig·ra·phy \ -sin-ˈtig-rə-fē \

medical Definition of cholescintigraphy

plural cholescintigraphies
:scintigraphy of the biliary system
  • Many experts believe that the best way to diagnose gallstones is through cholescintigraphy, which involves the injection of a radioactive material followed by a scanning procedure.
  • —G. Timothy JohnsonThe Chicago Tribune23 Sept. 1985

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