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View in Spanish: Carbono-11 acetato

Carbon-11 acetate (KAR-bun A-seh-tayt)
A radioactive form of carbon that is used in positron emission tomography (PET) scanning.

Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.