Definition of barium meal noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


barium meal

BrE BrE//ˌbeəriəm ˈmiːl//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌberiəm ˈmiːl//
Medical examinations
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a substance containing barium that a doctor gives somebody to swallow before an X-ray because it makes organs in the body easier to see See related entries: Medical examinations