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Medical Term:


Pronunciation: ko'le-sis-tog'ra-fe


  1. Radiographic study of the gallbladder after oral administration of a cholecystopaque.
  2. Scintigraphic imaging of the gallbladder and central bile ducts after administration of a radiopharmaceutical secreted by the liver.

Synonym(s): Graham-Cole test

[chole- + G. kystis, bladder, + grapho, to write]

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