NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,811 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- barium solution
- listen (BAYR-ee-um suh-LOO-shun)
- A liquid that contains barium sulfate (a form of the silver-white metallic element barium). It is used to show pictures of parts of the digestive system in x-rays.