radiophosphorus


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radiophosphorus

 [ra″de-o-fos´fah-rus]
either of two radioactive isotopes of phosphorus, 32P and 33P; see also phosphorus 32.

ra·di·o·phos·pho·rus

(rā'dē-ō-fos'fō-rŭs),
A radioactive isotope of phosphorus; for example, 32P.

radiophosphorus

(rā″dē-ō-fŏs′fō-rŭs)
A radioactive isotope of phosphorus. 32P is used in medical studies.
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Wiebe, "Effect of phenological development on radiophosphorus translocation from leaves in crested wheatgrass," Oecologia, vol.
Kleiber M, Smith AH, Ralston NP, Black AJ (1951) Radiophosphorus (P32) as tracer for measuring endogenous phosphorus in cow's feces.