cholescintigraphy

noun

cho·​le·​scin·​tig·​ra·​phy -sin-ˈtig-rə-fē How to pronounce cholescintigraphy (audio)
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 Johnson, The Chicago Tribune

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“Cholescintigraphy.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/cholescintigraphy. Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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