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Definition of Radiopharmaceutical

Radiopharmaceutical Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
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radiopharmaceutical
n : pharmaceutical consisting of a radioactive compound used in radiation therapy

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Noun
1. pharmaceutical consisting of a radioactive compound used in radiation therapy
(hypernym) pharmaceutical
Radiopharmaceutical Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
English Wikipedia - The Free Encyclopedia
Medicinal radiocompounds or radiopharmaceuticals are a group of pharmaceutical drugs which have radioactivity. Radiopharmaceuticals can be used as diagnostic and therapeutic agents. Radiopharmacology is the branch of pharmacology that specializes in these agents.

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Radiopharmaceutical Definition from Medicine Dictionaries & Glossaries
NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
A drug containing a radioactive substance that is used in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer and in pain management of bone metastases. Also called a radioactive drug.
A Service of the National Cancer Institute.