Definition of contrast medium in English:

contrast medium

Line breaks: con|trast me¦dium
Pronunciation: /ˈkɒntrɑːstˌmiːdiəm


A substance introduced into a part of the body in order to improve the visibility of internal structures during radiography.
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  • This allowed for studying of any impact of the washout of the contrast medium from the blood pool.
  • Also, this method does not require a physician to administer the contrast medium.
  • When contrast medium is used, adjacent vascular structures can be identified.

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