radioisotope


ra·dio·iso·tope

noun \ˌrā-dē-ō-ˈī-sə-ˌtōp\

Definition of RADIOISOTOPE

:  a radioactive isotope
ra·dio·iso·to·pic \-ˌī-sə-ˈtä-pik, -ˈtō-\ adjective
ra·dio·iso·to·pi·cal·ly \-pi-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Origin of RADIOISOTOPE

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1946

ra·dio·iso·tope

noun \ˌrād-ē-ō-ˈī-sə-ˌtōp\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of RADIOISOTOPE

: a radioactive isotope—compare radioelement
ra·dio·iso·to·pic \-ˌī-sə-ˈtäp-ik, -ˈtōp-ik\ adjective
ra·dio·iso·to·pi·cal·ly \-i-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

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