radiochemical

adjective
ra·​dio·​chem·​i·​cal | \ -ˈkem-i-kəl How to pronounce radiochemical (audio) \

Medical Definition of radiochemical

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: of, relating to, being, or using radiochemicals or the methods of radiochemistry radiochemical analysis radiochemical purity

radiochemical

noun

Medical Definition of radiochemical (Entry 2 of 2)

: a chemical prepared with radioactive elements especially for medical research or application (as for use as a tracer in renal or heart function studies)

Other Words from radiochemical

Adjective

radiochemically \ -​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce radiochemically (audio) \ adverb

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“Radiochemical.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/radiochemical. Accessed 3 Aug. 2020.

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