perfluorooctyl bromide


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per·fluor·o·oc·tyl bro·mide (PFOB),

(per-flōr'ō-ok'til brō'mīd),
A bromine-substituted fluorocarbon, prepared as a particulate emulsion, used as a CT, MRI, and ultrasound contrast medium.
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