barium meal Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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barium mealnoun [C or U]

uk   /ˌbeə.ri.əm ˈmiːl/  us   /ˌber.i-/ UK (US barium swallow [C or U])
a ​chemical, ​bariumsulphate, that is ​swallowed by a ​person just before an X-ray is taken of ​theirstomach and ​bowels, so that these ​organs can be ​seenclearly
(Definition of barium meal from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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in Chinese (Simplified) 钡餐…
in Chinese (Traditional) 鋇餐…
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