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radiophosphorus

[rey-dee-oh-fos-fer-uh s] /ˌreɪ di oʊˈfɒs fər əs/
noun, Chemistry
Origin
1935-1940
1935-40; radio- + phosphorous
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  • Previously it had been demonstrated that radiophosphorus concentrated in the bone marrow and soft tissue of leukemic mice.

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