tetraiodophenolphthalein

tetraiodophenolphthalein
tet·ra·iodo·phe·nol·phtha·lein .te-trə-ī-.ō-dō-.fēn-əl-'thal-ē-ən, -'thal-.ēn, -'thāl- n IODOPHTHALEIN

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tet·ra·iodo·phe·nol·phthal·ein (tet″rə-i″o-do-fe″nol-thalґēn) a dye which after intravenous injection is excreted in the bile in sufficient amount to make possible radiography of the gallbladder.

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  • tetraiodophenolphthalein — tet·ra·iodo·phenolphthalein …   English syllables

  • tetraiodophenolphthalein — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷(ˌ) ̷ ̷+, | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷+ noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary tetraiod + phenolphthalein : iodophthalein …   Useful english dictionary

  • tetraiodophenolphthalein sodium — SYN: iodophthalein …   Medical dictionary

  • iodophthalein — A radiographic contrast medium. The disodium salt was once used in radiography of the gallbladder. SYN: tetraiodophenolphthalein sodium. * * * io·do·phtha·lein ī .ōd ə thal ē ən, ī äd , thal .ēn, thāl n a derivative of phenolphthalein or its… …   Medical dictionary

  • iodophthalein sodium — io·do·phthal·ein so·di·um (i o″do thalґēn) the disodium salt of tetraiodophenolphthalein; used as a radiopaque medium in cholecystography …   Medical dictionary

  • tetiothalein sodium — tə̇|tīō|thalēə̇n , āl , ˌlēn noun Etymology: tetiothalein from tetraiodophenolphthalein, from tetra + iod + phenol + phthalein : the disodium salt of iodophthalein …   Useful english dictionary

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