radioiron

noun

ra·​dio·​iron -ˈī(-ə)rn How to pronounce radioiron (audio)
: radioactive iron
especially : a heavy isotope having the mass number 59 that is produced in nuclear reactors or cyclotrons and is used in biochemical tracer studies

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“Radioiron.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/radioiron. Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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