Try Our Apps


Avoid these words. Seriously.


potassium-40 in Medicine

potassium-40 n.
A naturally occurring beta-emitting radioactive isotope of potassium having a half-life of 1.3 billion years; it is the chief source of natural radioactivity of living tissue.

The American HeritageĀ® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Copyright Ā© 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Nearby words for potassium-40

Word Value for potassium

Scrabble Words With Friends