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[rey-dee-oh-ahy-uh-dahyn, -din, -deen] /ˌreɪ di oʊˈaɪ əˌdaɪn, -dɪn, -ˌdin/

noun, Chemistry.
any of nine radioisotopes of , especially and 125, used as radioactive tracers in research and clinical diagnosis and treatment.

radioiodine ra·di·o·i·o·dine (rā’dē-ō-ī’ə-dīn’)
A radioactive isotope of iodine widely used as a tracer.


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