radiochemistry

[ rey-dee-oh-kem-uh-stree ]

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

Origin of radiochemistry

1
First recorded in 1900–05; radio- + chemistry

Other words from radiochemistry

  • ra·di·o·chem·ist, noun

Words Nearby radiochemistry

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British Dictionary definitions for radiochemistry

radiochemistry

/ (ˌreɪdɪəʊˈkɛmɪstrɪ) /


noun
  1. the chemistry of radioactive elements and their compounds

Derived forms of radiochemistry

  • radiochemical, adjective
  • radiochemist, noun

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Scientific definitions for radiochemistry

radiochemistry

[ rā′dē-ō-kĕmĭ-strē ]


  1. The scientific study of the chemical behavior of radioactive materials.

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