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radionuclide

[ rey-dee-oh-noo-klahyd, -nyoo- ]
/ ˌreɪ di oʊˈnu klaɪd, -ˈnyu- /
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noun Physics.
a radioactive nuclide.
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Origin of radionuclide

First recorded in 1945–50; radio- + nuclide
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British Dictionary definitions for radionuclide

radionuclide
/ (ˌreɪdɪəʊˈnjuːklaɪd) /

noun
a nuclide that is radioactive
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Scientific definitions for radionuclide

radionuclide
[ rā′dē-ō-nōōklīd′ ]

A nuclide that exhibits radioactivity.
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