Medical Definition of Contrast agent

1. A substance that is introduced into or around a structure and, because of the difference in absorption of X-rays by the contrast medium and the surrounding tissues, allows radiographic visualisation of the structure. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Contrast Agent

contrariness
contrarinesses
contrarious
contrariously
contrariousness
contrariwise
contrarotating
contrarotation
contrary
contrary to
contrary to fact
contrarying
contras
contrast
contrast agent (current term)
contrast bath
contrast echocardiography
contrast enema
contrast enhancement
contrast material
contrast media
contrast medium
contrast ratio
contrast sensitivity
contrast set
contrast stain
contrast transfer function
contrastable
contrasted

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