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Descriptor English: Radioactive Tracers
Descriptor Spanish: Trazadores Radiactivos
Descriptor Portuguese: Traçadores Radioativos
Descriptor French: Traceurs radioactifs
Entry term(s): Radioactive Tracer
Tracer, Radioactive
Tracers, Radioactive
Tree number(s): D01.496.749.731
SP4.102.072.092.693.050.384.090
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011849
Scope note: Radioactive substances added in minute amounts to the reacting elements or compounds in a chemical process and traced through the process by appropriate detection methods, e.g., Geiger counter. Compounds containing tracers are often said to be tagged or labeled. (Hawley's Condensed Chemical Dictionary, 12th ed)
Annotation: IM for general only; no qualif
Public MeSH Note: 91; was see under RADIOISOTOPES 1975-90
Online Note: search RADIOISOTOPES 1974
History Note: 91(75); was see under RADIOISOTOPES 1975-90
DeCS ID: 12288
Unique ID: D011849
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Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2020/05/27
Radioactive Tracers - Preferred
Concept UI M0018403
Scope note Radioactive substances added in minute amounts to the reacting elements or compounds in a chemical process and traced through the process by appropriate detection methods, e.g., Geiger counter. Compounds containing tracers are often said to be tagged or labeled. (Hawley's Condensed Chemical Dictionary, 12th ed)
Preferred term Radioactive Tracers
Entry term(s) Radioactive Tracer
Tracer, Radioactive
Tracers, Radioactive



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