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radiochemistry

 [ra″de-o-kem´is-tre]
the branch of chemistry dealing with radioactive materials.

ra·di·o·chem·is·try

(rā'dē-ō-kem'is-trē),
1. The science of using radionuclides to synthesize labeled compounds for biochemical or biologic research, or radiopharmaceuticals for clinical diagnostic studies.
2. The study of methods of labeling compounds with radionuclides.
3. The science concerned with the effects of ionizing or nuclear radiation on chemical reactions or materials.

radiochemistry

/ra·dio·chem·is·try/ (-kem´is-tre) the branch of chemistry dealing with radioactive materials.

radiochemistry

[-kem′istrē]
Etymology: L, radius + Gk, chemiea, alchemy
the branch of chemistry that deals with the properties and behavior of radioactive materials and the use of radionuclides in the study of chemical and biological problems.

ra·di·o·chem·is·try

(rā'dē-ō-kem'is-trē)
1. The science of using radionuclides to synthesize labeled compounds for biochemical or biologic research, or radiopharmaceuticals for clinical diagnostic studies.
2. The study of methods of labeling compounds with radionuclides.

radiochemistry

the branch of chemistry dealing with radioactive materials.
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