Definitions

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  • n. A nanoparticle of metallic gold
  • n. A colloidal suspension of such particles in a liquid

Etymologies

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From nano- +‎ gold

Examples

  • Using the power of nanogold against cancer - and other cancer research at Georgia Tech

    Engineering Hardware-Software

  • On the other hand, nanogold particles are showing promise in cancer treatments.

    TreeHugger

  • In a project with the Cancer Center at Rhode Island Hospital, the URI researchers have successfully shown that the peptide can deliver nanogold particles into the cancerous tumor.

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