noun Chemistry.
a radioactive isotope used as a tracer.

1945–50; radio- + tracer Unabridged
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radiotracer ra·di·o·trac·er (rā'dē-ō-trā'sər)
A radioactive isotope used as tracer.

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If your gland collects too much or too little of the radiotracer, this can cause hypothyroidism or hyperthyroidism.
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