radioiodine

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radioiodine

[¦rād·ē·ō′ī·ə‚dīn]
(nuclear physics)
Any radioactive isotope of iodine, especially iodine-131; used as a tracer to determine the activity and size of the thyroid gland, and experimentally, to destroy the thyroid glands of animals.
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