- A dye or other substance that helps show abnormal areas inside the body. It is given by injection into a vein, by enema, or by mouth. Contrast material may be used with x-rays, CT scans, MRI, or other imaging tests.
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contrast material — noun a substance that is opaque to x rays; when administered it allows a radiologist to examine the organ or tissue it fills • Syn: ↑contrast medium • Hypernyms: ↑medium … Useful english dictionary
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contrast medium — noun a substance that is opaque to x rays; when administered it allows a radiologist to examine the organ or tissue it fills • Syn: ↑contrast material • Hypernyms: ↑medium … Useful english dictionary
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material — I. adjective Etymology: Middle English materiel, from Middle French & Late Latin; Middle French, from Late Latin materialis, from Latin materia matter more at matter Date: 14th century 1. a. (1) relating to, derived from, or consisting of matter; … New Collegiate Dictionary