radioactive equilibrium

noun

Definition of radioactive equilibrium

: the condition in which a radioactive species and its successive radioactive products have attained such relative proportions that they all disintegrate at the same numerical rate and therefore maintain their proportions constant

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“Radioactive equilibrium.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/radioactive%20equilibrium. Accessed 18 Jan. 2022.

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