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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.
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gal·li·um 67 (67Ga),(gal'ē-ŭm),
A cyclotron-produced radionuclide with a half-life of 3.260 days and major gamma ray emissions of 93, 185, and 300 keV; used in the citrate form as a tumor- and inflammation-localizing radiotracer.
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A cyclotron-produced radionuclide with a half-life of 3.260 days and major gamma ray emissions; used as a tumor- and inflammation-localizing radiotracer.
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