motor test meal

test meal

 
a portion of food or foods given for the purpose of determining the functioning of the digestive tract.
barium test meal a meal containing barium sulfate as the opaque constituent; see also barium test.
motor test meal food or drink whose progress through the stomach, pylorus, and intestinal tract is observed fluoroscopically.
opaque test meal a meal containing some substance opaque to x-rays, permitting visualization of the gastrointestinal tract.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

motor test meal

The use of various techniques to monitor the progress of food through the gastrointestinal tract.
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