radiopharmaceutical


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radiopharmaceutical

 [ra″de-o-fahr″mah-soo´tĭ-k'l]
a radioactive pharmaceutical, nuclide, or other chemical used for diagnostic purposes or for radiation therapy.

ra·di·o·phar·ma·ceu·ti·cal

(rā'dē-ō-far'mă-sū'ti-kăl),
A radioactive chemical or pharmaceutic preparation, labeled with a radionuclide in tracer or therapeutic concentration, used as a diagnostic or therapeutic agent.

radiopharmaceutical

/ra·dio·phar·ma·ceu·ti·cal/ (-fahr″mah-soo´tĭ-k'l) a radioactive pharmaceutical, nuclide, or other chemical used for diagnostic or therapeutic purposes.

radiopharmaceutical

(rā′dē-ō-fär′mə-so͞o′tĭ-kəl)
n.
A radioactive compound used in diagnosis or therapy.

ra′di·o·phar′ma·ceu′ti·cal adj.

radiopharmaceutical

[-fär′məso̅o̅′tikəl]
Etymology: L, radiare + Gk, pharmakeuein, to give a drug
a drug that contains radioactive atoms. Kinds of radiopharmaceuticals are diagnostic radiopharmaceutical, research radiopharmaceutical, and therapeutic radiopharmaceutical.

radiopharmaceutical

Radioactive drug Radiology A drug, compound or other material labeled or tagged with a radioisotope, which is used to diagnose or treat cancer and manage pain of bone metastases

ra·di·o·phar·ma·ceu·tic·al

(rā'dē-ō-fahr'mă-sū'ti-kăl)
A therapeutic agent chemically bound to a radionuclide.

Radiopharmaceutical

A radioactive pharmaceutical or chemical (usually radioactive iodine or cobalt) used for diagnostic or therapeutic purposes.
Mentioned in: Salivary Gland Scan

radiopharmaceutical

a radioactive pharmaceutical used for diagnostic or therapeutic purposes. See also radionuclide.
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