cholecystography [koh-luh-si-stog-ruh-fee, kol-uh-] Word Origin noun Medicine/Medical.
- the production of x-ray photographs of the gallbladder following administration of a radiopaque substance that is secreted by the liver into the gallbladder.
Origin of cholecystography First recorded in 1920–25; cholecyst + -o- + -graphy Related formscho·le·cys·to·gram [koh-luh-sis-tuh-gram, kol-uh-] /ˌkoʊ ləˈsɪs təˌgræm, ˌkɒl ə-/, noun British Dictionary definitions for cholecystogram cholecystography noun
- med radiography of the gall bladder after administration of a contrast medium
cholecystogram in Medicine cholecystogram [kō′lĭ-sĭs′tə-grăm′] n.
- A radiographic image of the gallbladder that is obtained by cholecystography.
cholecystography [kō′lĭ-sĭ-stŏg′rə-fē] n.
- Visualization of the gallbladder by x-rays after the administration of a radiopaque substance.