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nuclide

 [noo´klīd]
a species of atom characterized by the charge, mass, number, and quantum state of its nucleus, and capable of existing for a measurable lifetime (usually more than 10−10 sec).

nu·clide

(nū'klīd),
A particular (atomic) nuclear species with defined atomic mass and number.
See also: isotope.

nuclide

A single isotope; an atom with a specific atomic number, mass number and energy level.

nu·clide

(nū'klīd)
A particular (atomic) nuclear species with defined atomic mass and number.
See also: isotope

nuclide

An artificially produced radioactive isotope of an element. Many of these are used in medicine as tracers or for RADIOTHERAPY.
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In the strictest sense, nuclear species are probably not needed for flock formation.
Besides being conspicuous, a nuclear species is often among the commonest ones (Hutto, 1994).
Other potential nuclear species, Icterus cayanensis and Molothrus badius, besides being intraspecifically gregarious, occurred for prolonged periods within mixed flocks.
Therefore, as found for most other studies, the organization of Neotropical bird mixed flocks is unrelated to foraging advantages, as well as the role of nuclear species being unrelated to feeding benefits (Hutto, 1994).