"Radioactive Tracers" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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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)
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King MA, Pretorius PH, Farncombe T, Beekman FJ. Introduction to the physics of molecular imaging with radioactive tracers in small animals. J Cell Biochem Suppl. 2002; 39:221-30.