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View in Spanish: Tecnecio Tc-99 coloide de azufre

Technetium Tc 99m sulfur colloid (tek-NEE-shee-um SUL-fur KAH-loyd)
A radiolabeled substance that is used to help identify sites of tumor development.



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