sedimentation test


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sedimentation test

n.
A radiographic procedure for viewing the stomach, in which a mixture of a contrast salt, such as barium or bismuth, and water is used to coat the stomach wall, thus allowing visualization of the shape and movement of the organ as well as lesions on the anterior or posterior wall.
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