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gallium

 (Ga) [gal´e-um]
a chemical element, atomic number 31, atomic weight 69.72. (See Appendix 6.)
gallium 67 a radioisotope of gallium, atomic mass 67, having a half-life of 3.26 days; used in the imaging of tumors, especially of soft tissue, and sites of inflammation and abscess.

gal·li·um (Ga),

(gal'ē-ŭm),
A rare metal, atomic no. 31, atomic wt. 69.723.
[L. Gallia, France]

gal·li·um

(gal'ē-ŭm)
A rare metal; atomic no. 31, atomic wt. 69.723.
[L. Gallia, France]

Gallium

A form of radionuclide that is used to help locate tumors and inflammation (specifically referred to as GA67 citrate).

gal·li·um

(Ga) (gal'ē-ŭm)
A rare metal; atomic no. 31, atomic wt. 69.723.
[L. Gallia, France]