radiotracer

[rey-dee-oh-trey-ser]

noun Chemistry.

a radioactive isotope used as a tracer.

Nearby words

  1. radiothermy,
  2. radiothon,
  3. radiothorium,
  4. radiotoxemia,
  5. radiotoxic,
  6. radiotransparent,
  7. radiotropic,
  8. radiovision,
  9. radisectomy,
  10. radish

Origin of radiotracer

First recorded in 1945–50; radio- + tracer

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Medicine definitions for radiotracer

radiotracer

[rādē-ō-trā′sər]

n.

A radioactive isotope used as tracer.

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