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radiochemistry

[ rey-dee-oh-kem-uh-stree ]
/ ˌreɪ di oʊˈkɛm ə stri /
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noun
the chemical study of radioactive elements, both natural and artificial, and their use in the study of chemical processes.
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Origin of radiochemistry

First recorded in 1900–05; radio- + chemistry

OTHER WORDS FROM radiochemistry

ra·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 forms of radiochemistry

radiochemical, adjectiveradiochemist, noun
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Scientific definitions for radiochemistry

radiochemistry
[ rā′dē-ō-kĕmĭ-strē ]

The scientific study of the chemical behavior of radioactive materials.
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