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radiocholecystography

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

Definition: Visualization of the gallbladder by scintigraphic means using a radiopharmaceutical such as technetium 99m–labeled iminodiacetic acid derivative.

[radio- + cholecysoghraphy]

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