cholescintigraphy

noun
cho·​le·​scin·​tig·​ra·​phy | \ -sin-ˈtig-rə-fē How to pronounce cholescintigraphy (audio) \
plural cholescintigraphies

Medical Definition of cholescintigraphy

: 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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“Cholescintigraphy.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/cholescintigraphy. Accessed 5 Dec. 2021.

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