\\īˌōdə, īˌädə+\ noun
: a symmetrical tetraiodo derivative of phenolphthalein or its soluble blue-violet crystalline disodium salt C19H8I4O(ONa)COONa used to render the gall bladder opaque to X rays and to treat typhoid carriers

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  • iodophthalein — A radiographic contrast medium. The disodium salt was once used in radiography of the gallbladder. SYN: tetraiodophenolphthalein sodium. * * * io·do·phtha·lein ī .ōd ə thal ē ən, ī äd , thal .ēn, thāl n a derivative of phenolphthalein or its… …   Medical dictionary

  • iodophthalein — iodo·phthalein …   English syllables

  • iodophthalein sodium — io·do·phthal·ein so·di·um (i o″do thalґēn) the disodium salt of tetraiodophenolphthalein; used as a radiopaque medium in cholecystography …   Medical dictionary

  • tetraiodophenolphthalein sodium — SYN: iodophthalein …   Medical dictionary

  • phentetiothalein — phen·tet·io·tha·lein .fen .tet ī ō thal ē ən, thāl n a substance or its disodium salt C20H8I4Na2O4 isomeric with iodophthalein used esp. formerly as a radiopaque medium in cholecystography and in tests of liver function called also… …   Medical dictionary

  • tetraiodophenolphthalein — tet·ra·iodo·phe·nol·phtha·lein .te trə ī .ō dō .fēn əl thal ē ən, thal .ēn, thāl n IODOPHTHALEIN * * * tet·ra·iodo·phe·nol·phthal·ein (tet″rə i″o do fe″nol thalґēn) a dye which after intravenous injection is excreted… …   Medical dictionary

  • Graham test — the intravenous or oral administration of iodophthalein sodium prior to radiographic examination of the gallbladder …   Medical dictionary

  • tetiothalein sodium — te·tio·thal·ein so·di·um (te″she o thalґēn) iodophthalein sodium …   Medical dictionary

  • tetraiodophthalein sodium — tet·ra·iodo·phthal·ein so·di·um (tet″rə i″o do thalґēn) iodophthalein sodium …   Medical dictionary

  • tetiothalein sodium — tə̇|tīō|thalēə̇n , āl , ˌlēn noun Etymology: tetiothalein from tetraiodophenolphthalein, from tetra + iod + phenol + phthalein : the disodium salt of iodophthalein …   Useful english dictionary

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