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Definition of "radionuclide" []

  • A nuclide that exhibits radioactivity. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "radionuclide" in a sentence
  • "But, no treatment was provided because level of contamination for the workers and also public people not so high…Fortunately, there are no workers or public people requiring treatment for radiation exposure or contamination with radionuclide."
  • "Even though their HDL levels decreased, these patients showed reversal of their heart disease using state-of-the-art measures such as quantitative coronary arteriography, cardiac PET scans, thallium scans, and radionuclide ventriculography in randomized controlled trials published in leading peer-reviewed journals."
  • "The agency said it could measure radionuclide levels in food and can also utilize the Food Emergency Response Network, which includes food-testing laboratories across the country."