Enema double contrast barium. Definition

Medical Definition: Enema double contrast barium

A procedure to x-ray of the colon and rectum after being placed in the rectum a liquid containing barium. Barium is a metallic compound that enhances platinum-white image of the colon and rectum on an x-ray and helps show abnormalities. Air is introduced into the rectum and colon to further enhance the x-ray.

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