diatrizoate meglumine


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diatrizoate meglumine

(dī″ă-trī-zō′āt)
A high-osmolarity, water-soluble ionic contrast medium with the cation consisting of meglumine during ionic dissociation. It is used intra-arterially to visualize the arteries and veins of the heart and brain, great vessels such as the aorta, and the kidneys and bladder.