radioisotope


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ra·di·o·i·so·tope

 (rā′dē-ō-ī′sə-tōp′)
n.
A naturally or artificially produced radioactive isotope of an element.

radioisotope

(ˌreɪdɪəʊˈaɪsətəʊp)
n
(Nuclear Physics) an isotope that is radioactive
radioisotopic adj

ra•di•o•i•so•tope

(ˌreɪ di oʊˈaɪ səˌtoʊp)

n.
a radioactive isotope, usu. artificially produced: used in physical and biological research and therapeutics.
[1940–45]
ra`di•o•i`so•top′ic (-ˈtɒp ɪk) adj.

ra·di·o·i·so·tope

(rā′dē-ō-ī′sə-tōp′)
A radioactive isotope of a chemical element.

radioisotope

An isotope that is radioactive.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.radioisotope - a radioactive isotope of an element; produced either naturally or artificially
tracer - (radiology) any radioactive isotope introduced into the body to study metabolism or other biological processes
isotope - one of two or more atoms with the same atomic number but with different numbers of neutrons
label - a radioactive isotope that is used in a compound in order to trace the mechanism of a chemical reaction
iodine-131 - heavy radioactive isotope of iodine with a half-life of 8 days; used in a sodium salt to diagnose thyroid disease and to treat goiter
iodine-125 - light radioactive isotope of iodine with a half-life of 60 days; used as a tracer in thyroid studies and as a treatment for hyperthyroidism
Translations

radioisotope

[ˈreɪdɪəʊˈaɪsətəʊp] Nradioisótopo m

radioisotope

[ˌreɪdɪəʊˈaɪsətəʊp] nradioisotopo

ra·di·o·i·so·tope

n. radioisótopo, isótopo radioactivo.

radioisotope

n radioisótopo
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