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barium

Pronunciation: /ˈberiəm; ˈbeəriəm/

Translation of barium in Spanish:

noun/nombre

uncountable/no numerable
  • bario (masculine) (before noun/delante del nombre) barium enema/meal enema (masculine)/papilla (feminine) de bario
    Example sentences
    • An example of this is in specialty guidelines for colon cancer screening, where radiologists recommend barium enemas while gastroenterologists recommend colonoscopy.
    • Useful modalities for investigating a suspected case include small bowel barium meal, barium enema, ultrasonography, computed tomographic scan and colonoscopy.
    • There is also insufficient evidence to recommend for or against routine screening with digital rectal examination, barium enema, or colonoscopy.

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