fludeoxyglucose F 18

fludeoxyglucose F 18

 [floo″de-ok″se-gloo´kōs]
radiolabeled 2-deoxy-d-glucose; used in positron emission tomography in the diagnosis of brain disorders, cardiac disease, and tumors of various organs.
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