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cholecystosonography (s) (noun), cholecystosonographies (pl)
An ultrasonic or x-ray examination of the gallbladder at least 12 hours before the study when the patient has a fat-free meal and ingests a contrast material containing iodine, usually in the form of tablets.

The iodine, in the cholecystosonography is opaque to x-rays, and it is shown to be excreted by the liver into the bile in the gallbladder.

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