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Medical Term:

hexametazime

Pronunciation: hek'sa-met'a-zem

Definition: A lipophilic substance that readily crosses the blood-brain barrier; combined with 99mTc to produce a radiopharmaceutical for SPECT imaging or cerebral blood flow estimates.

Synonym(s): hexamethylpropyleneamine oxime

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