Medical Definition of Filling defect

1. Displacement of contrast medium by a space-occupying lesion in a radiographic study of a contrast-filled hollow viscus, such as a polyp on a barium enema; also applied to defects in the otherwise uniform distribution of radionuclide in an organ, such as a metastasis in the liver on a 99mTc-sulfur colloid scan. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Filling Defect

fillet of sole
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filletings
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fillibegs
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fillibusters
fillies
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filling defect (current term)
filling defect in renal collecting system
filling in
filling out
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filling the bill
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filliping

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