radiochemistry

[ rey-dee-oh-kem-uh-stree ]
/ ˌreɪ di oʊˈkɛm ə stri /

noun

the chemical study of radioactive elements, both natural and artificial, and their use in the study of chemical processes.

Origin of radiochemistry

First recorded in 1900–05; radio- + chemistry
Related formsra·di·o·chem·ist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for radiochemistry

radiochemistry

/ (ˌreɪdɪəʊˈkɛmɪstrɪ) /

noun

the chemistry of radioactive elements and their compounds
Derived Formsradiochemical, adjectiveradiochemist, noun
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Medicine definitions for radiochemistry

radiochemistry

[ rā′dē-ō-kĕmĭ-strē ]

n.

The branch of chemistry dealing with radioactive materials.
Related formsra′di•o•chemi•cal (-ĭ-kəl) adj.
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Science definitions for radiochemistry

radiochemistry

[ rā′dē-ō-kĕmĭ-strē ]

The scientific study of the chemical behavior of radioactive materials.
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