radiopharmacy

radiopharmacy

[-fär′məsē]
Etymology: L, radiare + Gk, pharmakeuein, to give a drug
a facility for the preparation and dispensing of radioactive drugs and for the storage of radioactive materials, inventory records, and prescriptions of radioactive substances. The radiopharmacy is usually the correlation point for radioactive wastes, the unit responsible for waste disposal or storage, and a center for clinical investigations using radioactive tracers. It may also be a center for research and for the training of students and residents in radiology and nuclear medicine.

radiopharmacy,

n a facility for the preparation and dispensing of radioactive drugs and the storage of radioactive materials, inventory records, and prescriptions of radioactive substances. It is usually the correlation point for radioactive wastes, the unit responsible for waste disposal or storage and the center for clinical investigations using radioactive tracers.
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