pertechnetate

noun

per·​tech·​ne·​tate pər-ˈtek-nə-ˌtāt How to pronounce pertechnetate (audio)
: an anion [TcO4] of technetium used especially in the form of its sodium salt as a radiopharmaceutical in medical diagnostic scanning (as of the thyroid or brain)

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“Pertechnetate.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/pertechnetate. Accessed 25 Feb. 2024.

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