nuclear medicine

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nuclear medicine

The branch of medicine that deals with the use of radionuclides in diagnosis and treatment of disease.

nuclear medicine

(Medicine) the branch of medicine concerned with the use of radionuclides in the diagnosis and treatment of disease

nu′clear med′icine

diagnostic and therapeutic medical techniques using radionuclides or radioisotopes.
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Noun1.nuclear medicine - the branch of medicine that uses radioactive materials either to image a patient's body or to destroy diseased cells
medical specialty, medicine - the branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques

nu·cle·ar med·i·cine

n. medicina nuclear, rama de la medicina que concierne el empleo de radionúclidos para usos de diagnóstico y servicios terapéuticos.
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CTBTO radionuclide test station on the roof of the United Nations Headquarters in Vienna with maintenance engineer
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