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nuclear medicine

[′nü·klē·ər ′med·ə·sən]
(medicine)
A branch of medicine in which radioactive pharmaceuticals are used for imaging or other diagnostic studies.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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