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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

  1. :  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, 23 Sept. 1985


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