Glossary Term:

Title

radiocontrast dye

Phonetic

<b>ray</b>-dee-o-<b>CON</b>-trast

Description

also called dye, contrast dye, radiocontrast medium. Any material used in imaging studies such as x-rays, MRIs, and CT scans to help outline the body parts being examined. These may be injected or ingested (drunk). See also imaging studies.