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View in Spanish: Metayodobenzilguadina yodo 131

Iodine I 131 metaiodobenzylguanidine (I-oh-dine meh-tuh-I-oh-doh-BEN-zeel-GWAH-nih-deen)
A radioactive substance that is used in imaging tests, and is being studied in the treatment of cancer. It is a type of radiopharmaceutical. Also called 131I-MIBG.



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