cholescintigraphy

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