Barium enema

Alternative Names

Lower gastrointestinal series; Lower GI series

Definition of Barium enema

Barium enema is a special of the large intestine, which includes the colon and rectum.


David C. Dugdale, III, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc. – 12/14/2010

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