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Medical Term:

99mTc-dimercaptosuccinic acid

Pronunciation: di'mer-kap'to-suk-sin'ik as'id

Definition

Radiopharmaceutical that localizes to the renal cortex for imaging to determine scarring or pyelonephritis.

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