Skip to Content
Medical Term:


Pronunciation: la'bel


  1. To incorporate into a compound a substance that is readily detected, such as a radionuclide, whereby its metabolism can be followed or its physical distribution detected.
  2. The substance so incorporated.
  3. Any display of written, printed, or graphic materials accompanying a pharmaceutical or a medical device at any time while such is in interstate commerce or offered for sale; often used as a synonym for package insert (q.v.).

See Also: package insert

© Copyright 2017 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Review Date: Sep 19, 2016.