Definition of radioisotope in English:

radioisotope

Syllabification: ra·di·o·i·so·tope
Pronunciation: /ˌrādēōˈīsətōp
 
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noun

Chemistry
A radioactive isotope.
More example sentences
  • The radioactive tracer evaluated for this study, known by the brand name Zemiva, links a fatty acid to a radioisotope which is injected in the patient.
  • In 1934 he used a radioisotope of phosphorus to study how human tissue absorbs phosphate.
  • Synthesis of the heavier transuranic elements, as well as of radioisotopes of the natural elements, is sometimes included under the broader umbrella of chemical synthesis.

Derivatives

radioisotopic

Pronunciation: /-ˌīsəˈtäpik/
adjective
More example sentences
  • Healthy elderly volunteers were infused with normal saline either intravenously or subcutaneously, using radioisotopic triated water and technetium pertechnetate.
  • We can determine the absolute age of some rock strata, if we are fortunate and the rock contains right kind of mineral deposits to get a good fix in time using radioisotopic methods.
  • The variables studied include demographics, symptoms, roentgenographic patterns, pulmonary function tests, exercise physiology, radioisotopic lung scans, and cellular and biochemical BAL profiles.

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