Medical Definition of Bromsulphalein test

1. An obsolete test for liver function (hepatic excretory capacity) in which a known amount of dye, usually 5 mg/kg of body weight, is injected intravenously; subsequently (usually after 45 minutes elapsed time), the amount of dye remaining in the serum is measured; a concentration of 0.4 mg or less of bromsulphalein per 100 ml of serum or less than 4% of the injected dye is considered normal; bromsulphalein retention may follow decreased hepatic blood flow or biliary obstruction as well as hepatic cell damage. Synonym: BSP test. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bromsulphalein Test

bromouracils
bromouridine
bromouridines
bromous
bromous acid
bromoviridae
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bromoxynil
brompheniramine
brompheniramine maleate
bromphenol blue
bromphenol test
brompicrin
brompton stock
bromsulfophthalein
bromsulphalein test (current term)
bromthymol blue
bromuret
bromurets
bromyl
bromyls
bromyrite
bronc
broncatar
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bronchi
bronchi lobares
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bronchial adenoma

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