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nuclide

noun nu·clide \ˈnü-ˌklīd, ˈnyü-\

Definition of NUCLIDE

:  a species of atom characterized by the constitution of its nucleus and hence by the number of protons, the number of neutrons, and the energy content
nu·clid·ic \nü-ˈkli-dik, nyü-\ adjective

Origin of NUCLIDE

nucleus + Greek eidos form, species — more at idol
First Known Use: 1947

nuclide

noun nu·clide \ˈn(y)ü-ˌklīd\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of NUCLIDE

:  a species of atom characterized by the constitution of its nucleus and hence by the number of protons, the number of neutrons, and the energy content
nu·clid·ic \n(y)ü-ˈklid-ik\ adjective

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