Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
(Medicine) a preparation of barium sulphate, which is opaque to X-rays, swallowed by a patient before X-ray examination of the upper part of the alimentary canal
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
A diagnostic method of examining the internal organs of the digestive tract using X-rays and a contrast medium of liquid barium sulfate which is swallowed by the patient.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
n → Bariumbrei m
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
barium mealn → (pasto di) bario
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995