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iodine 132

Pronunciation: i'o-din

Definition: A radioisotope of iodine with decay by beta and gamma emission and a half-life of 2.28 hours; usually obtained from a tellurium-132 radionuclide generator; for clinical use, has been supplanted by 131I and 123I.

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