fission product

noun

a nuclide produced either directly by nuclear fission or by the radioactive decay of such a nuclide

Nearby words

  1. fissi-,
  2. fissile,
  3. fission,
  4. fission bomb,
  5. fission fungi,
  6. fission reactor,
  7. fission track,
  8. fission, nuclear,
  9. fission-fusion bomb,
  10. fission-track dating

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Medicine definitions for fission product

fission product

n.

A usually radioactive isotope produced as a result of the fission of a massive atom such as U235.

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