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Definition of "radiotracer" [radiotracer]

  • A radioactive tracer. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "radiotracer" in a sentence
  • "A detector then views an image of this "radiotracer" as it moves through the body."
  • "Lying in a PET scanner, each patient was injected with a minute amount of a "radiotracer" compound - a chemical labeled with a radioactive form of carbon and designed to bind specifically to one of the targets."
  • "Novel radiotracer raises hopes of easier Alzheimer's diagnosis disease if treatment is interrupted."