atomic cocktail


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atomic cocktail

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(Medicine) an aqueous solution of radioactive substance administered orally as part of the treatment for cancer
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Noun1.atomic cocktail - an oral dose of radioactive substance used in treatment and diagnosis of cancer
medicament, medication, medicinal drug, medicine - (medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease
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LAS VEGAS - Memorabilia from Las Vegas in 1950s (atomic cocktail etc), exhibited in the Atomic Testing Museum in Las Vegas, Nevada.
A slip-up by a couple of technicians while they are mixing an atomic cocktail can create a poison cloud that spreads for miles.