gastrointestinal series

gastrointestinal series
gastrointestinal series n fluoroscopic and radiographic examination of all or part of the gastrointestinal tract and the esophagus during or following the ingestion or injection of a solution of barium sulfate esp UPPER GI SERIES

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upper gastrointestinal s.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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