cholecystography [koh-luh-si-stog-ruh-fee, kol-uh-] Word Origin noun Medicine/Medical.

  1. 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

  1. med radiography of the gall bladder after administration of a contrast medium

cholecystogram in Medicine cholecystogram [kō′lĭ-sĭs′tə-grăm′] n.

  1. A radiographic image of the gallbladder that is obtained by cholecystography.

cholecystography [kō′lĭ-sĭ-stŏg′rə-fē] n.

  1. Visualization of the gallbladder by x-rays after the administration of a radiopaque substance.

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