oxygen 18


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ox·y·gen 18 (18O),

(ok'si-jen),
A stable oxygen isotope making up 0.20% of natural oxygen; used in mass spectrometry and in NMR studies of tissue.
Synonym(s): heavy oxygen
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Earlier on Monday February 04, Salehi opened a plant in Arak Heavy Water Complex to produce oxygen 18 with 97% purity with wide applications in medical industry.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Ali Akbar Salehi opened a plant in Arak Heavy Water Complex to produce oxygen 18 with 97% purity with wide applications in medical industry.