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isotope

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noun iso·tope \ˈī-sə-ˌtōp\

Medical Definition of isotope

  1. 1:  any of two or more species of atoms of a chemical element with the same atomic number and position in the periodic table and nearly identical chemical behavior but with differing atomic mass or mass number and different physical properties

  2. 2:  nuclide

isotopic \ˌī-sə-ˈtäp-ik, -ˈtō-pik\play play adjective
isotopically \-ˈtäp-i-k(ə-)lē, -ˈtō-pi-\play play adverb
isotopy \ˈī-sə-ˌtō-pē, ī-ˈsät-ə-pē\play play noun plural isotopies




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