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 (rā′dē-ō-no͞o′klīd′, -nyo͞o′-)
A radioactive nuclide, especially one used within the body for diagnostic or therapeutic purposes.


(Nuclear Physics) a nuclide that is radioactive


(ˌreɪ di oʊˈnu klaɪd, -ˈnyu-)

a radioactive nuclide.


n radionúclido
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From the 1940s to the 1960s, manufacturing at the property used several radionuclides, with radium being most frequent.
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Table 1 and 2 show various radionuclides commonly used for tumor imaging along with their production techniques, emission types and respective half life.
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Identify and quantify specific radionuclides: * Goal: 22 radionuclides (current capability: eight radionuclides).
have developed Statistical Radiation Detection System (SRaDS), a software solution that can identify any set of preselected radionuclides in low-count situations.
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virginica of radionuclides released by the Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power Plant (CCNPP), which is located on the western shore of Chesapeake Bay in southern Maryland.
And the reactor isn't in the United States; we don't have one dedicated to producing radionuclides.