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Medical Term:

radioligand

Pronunciation: ra'de-o-li'gand, rad'e-o-lig'and

Definition: A molecule with a radionuclide tracer attached; usually used for radioimmunoassay procedures.

[radio- + L. ligandus, that which is to be bound, fr. ligo, to bind]

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