radiostrontium


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ra·di·o·stron·ti·um

(rā'dē-ō-stron'tē-ŭm),
A radioactive isotope of strontium; for example, 90Sr.

radiostrontium

A nonspecific term for a radionuclide of strontium; there is an increasing tendency to separate single words into respective units—e.g., radioactive strontium is more commonly used than radiostrontium.
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According to the terms of the contract, the Russian Institute will grant a worldwide license to Positron for the proprietary radiostrontium production technology, including the rights to use the technology in the production of strontium-82 in North America, in return for royalty payments.
The samples were beta counted and then recounted, allowing for ingrowth of the radiostrontium daughter product, yttrium.
A major purpose of the earlier investigations was to find procedures for decreasing the body burden of radiostrontium in the event of contamination of the environment and food supply [5].
The leaching of radiostrontium and radio cesium through soils.
Although Harper did not return to the North after 1953, he remained interested in the region, particularly in the effects of radiostrontium fallout on caribou and indigenous peoples, and in 1963 he published Caribou and Eskimos, in IUCN Bulletin 6.