TITLE

radiopharmaceutical

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1845
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "radiopharmaceutical" is presented. It refers to a radioactive chemical or drug such as an isotope of technetium or iodine that has a specific affinity for a particular body tissue or organ. Radiopharmaceuticals can be used to treat radiation-sensitive diseases.
ACCESSION #
21243414

 

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