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A substance introduced into a part of the body in order to improve the visibility of internal structures during radiography.
- ‘You may swallow the contrast medium, insert it as an enema or receive it as an injection into a vein.’
- ‘The only complications that may arise from a CT scan are related to the contrast medium.’
- ‘This allowed for studying of any impact of the washout of the contrast medium from the blood pool.’
- ‘When contrast medium is used, adjacent vascular structures can be identified.’
- ‘Also, this method does not require a physician to administer the contrast medium.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.