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radiopharmaceutical

[rey-dee-oh-fahr-muh-soo-ti-kuh l] /ˌreɪ di oʊˌfɑr məˈsu tɪ kəl/
noun, Pharmacology
1.
any of a number of radioactive drugs used diagnostically or therapeutically.
Origin
1950-1955
1950-55; radio- + pharmaceutical
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  • Packing slips are required for each radiopharmaceutical order.
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radiopharmaceutical ra·di·o·phar·ma·ceu·ti·cal (rā'dē-ō-fär'mə-sōō'tĭ-kəl)
n.
A radioactive compound used in diagnostiis or therapy.


ra'di·o·phar'ma·ceu'ti·cal adj.
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