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Introduction: Radioisotope

Description of Radioisotope

Radioisotope: An unstable element that releases radiation as it breaks down. Radioisotopes can be used in imaging tests or as a treatment for cancer.
Source: National Institute of Health

Radioisotope: Isotopes that exhibit radioactivity and undergo radioactive decay. (From Grant & Hackh's Chemical Dictionary, 5th ed & McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed).
Source: MeSH 2007

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Broader terms for Radioisotope

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Source: CRISP

Hierarchical classifications of Radioisotope

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