Definition of radiochemistry in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌreɪdɪəʊˈkɛmɪstri/


[mass noun]
The branch of chemistry concerned with radioactive substances.
Example sentences
  • The six-week program covers the fundamentals of nuclear theory, radiochemistry, nuclear instrumentation, radiological safety, and applications to related fields.
  • Libby studied radiochemistry at Berkeley in the 1930s and subsequently worked on the Manhattan Project.
  • Mark graduated from IT Sligo with a national certificate in chemistry, a national diploma in analytical chemistry, a degree in environmental chemistry and a PhD in environmental radiochemistry.



Pronunciation: /ˌreɪdɪəʊˈkɛmɪk(ə)l/
Example sentences
  • More recent developments in mass spectrometry allow the detection of site-specific phosphorylation in proteins without radiochemical labelling.
  • These analyses showed a radiochemical purity >90%.
  • Suspicion centred on a huge building, 200 metres long, with thick concrete internal walls, which officials said was a radiochemical laboratory.


Example sentences
  • Otto Hahn was a radiochemist working at the University of Berlin.
  • An international collaboration of radiochemists has determined the volatility of bohrium, element 107 - the heaviest element yet whose chemistry has been successfully investigated.
  • Almost a decade ago, Mintun and radiochemist Chester Mathis, Ph.D., developed a method of labeling the 5 - HT2A serotonin receptor with a chemical called altanserin.

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