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radioactive

 [ra″de-o-ak´tiv]
characterized by radioactivity.
radioactive iodine uptake test radioiodine uptake test.

ra·di·o·ac·tive

(rā'dē-ō-ak'tiv),
Possessing radioactivity.
Synonym(s): radio- (2)

radioactive

adjective Referring to radioactivity or emission of radiation—e.g., alpha or beta particles, or gamma emission—from an atomic nucleus.

radioactive

adjective Referring to radioactivity or emission of radiation–eg, alpha or beta particles, or gamma rays from an atomic nucleus

ra·di·o·ac·tive

(rā'dē-ō-ak'tiv)
Possessing radioactivity.
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The building had to be demolished to allow EPA to clean up radioactively contaminated soil underneath the structure, Totman explained.
Some of the materials present in the Mallinckrodt wastes include some of the most radioactively toxic of all radioactive materials identified to date.
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Researchers using PET scans inject (18) fluorodeoxyglucose, a radioactively labeled form of a sugar, and track the rate at which the glucose is taken up in the cells.
Researchers who use PET scans inject [fluorodeoxyglucose.sup.18], a radioactively labeled form of a sugar, and track the rate at which the glucose is taken up in the cells.
ConEd had some corrective actions underway before a 2000 event raised the possibility of a leak of radioactively contaminated water into the environment.
As it radioactively decays, the isotope emits particles that can either directly or indirectly kill any cancer cells it encounters.
"There are literally billions of gallons of radioactively contaminated water stored around the world waiting for a cost effective solution.
Andreeva Bay is one of the world's most radioactively dangerous places.
The second updates the list of customs offices in each of the Member States competent to check products that will be put into free circulation in the Community.In the first Regulation, the Commission states that most of the agricultural products currently imported from non-EU countries are not radioactively contaminated following the Chernobyl accident or are contaminated to such a low extent that is represents a negligible risk from a health point of view.

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