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indium

 (In) [in´de-um]
a chemical element, atomic number 49, atomic weight 114.82. (See Appendix 6.)
indium 111 an artificial isotope of indium, having a half-life of 2.81 days and emitting gamma rays; it is used as a radioactive tracer in nuclear medicine.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

in·di·um (In),

(in'dē-ŭm),
A metallic element, atomic no. 49, atomic wt. 114.82.
[indigo, because of its blue line in the spectrum]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

in·di·um

(In) (in'dē-ŭm)
A metallic element, atomic no. 49, atomic wt. 114.82.
[indigo, because of its blue line in the spectrum]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

Indium

A silvery metallic element with some nonmetallic chemical properties used to label white blood cells prior to scanning.
Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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