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radiogold colloid

[ rādē-ō-gōld′ ]
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n.

A colloidal dispersion of a radioactive isotope of gold that emits a negative beta particle and a gamma ray for each atom of gold present, used for irradiating closed serous cavities and for liver scans.

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