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[mahy-kroh-buhb-uh l] /ˈmaɪ kroʊˌbʌb əl/

a microscopic, gas-filled bubble, used especially in medicine to image blood flow, dissolve blood clots, etc.
plural noun
(med) a contrast medium used with ultrasound, consisting of tiny bubbles of gas introduced into the vascular system or Fallopian tubes to enhance the images obtained


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