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radiogold colloid
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A radioactive isotope of gold emitting negative beta particles and gamma radiation, with a half-life of 2.7 days; formerly used for irradiation of closed serous cavities in the palliative treatment of ascites and pleural effusion due to metastatic malignancies, and for liver scans.

Synonyms: 198Au colloid, colloidal radioactive gold.

(05 Mar 2000)

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