- * * *Examination of the gall bladder and bile ducts by nuclear medicine scanning; radionuclide cholecystography. [chole- + scintigraphy]
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* * *cho·le·scin·tig·ra·phy (ko″lə-sin-tigґrə-fe) scintigraphy of the biliary tract.
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