radiolabel

[rey-dee-oh-ley-buh l]

verb (used with object), ra·di·o·la·beled, ra·di·o·la·bel·ing or (especially British) ra·di·o·la·belled, ra·di·o·la·bel·ling. Chemistry.


Nearby words

  1. radioimmunology,
  2. radioimmunoprecipitation,
  3. radioiodine,
  4. radioiron,
  5. radioisotope,
  6. radioland,
  7. radiolarian,
  8. radiolesion,
  9. radioligand,
  10. radiolocation

Origin of radiolabel

First recorded in 1950–55; radio- + label

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Medicine definitions for radiolabel

radiolabel

[rā′dē-ō-lābəl]

v.

To tag a hormone, enzyme, or other substance with a radiotracer.

n.

A radiotracer.

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