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[rey-dee-oh-stron-shee-uh m, -shuh m, -tee-uh m] /ˌreɪ di oʊˈstrɒn ʃi əm, -ʃəm, -ti əm/
noun, Chemistry
Origin of radiostrontium
1940-45; radio- + strontium Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for radiostrontium
  • The consequences of inhalation exposures in animals vary depending on the solubility of the form of radiostrontium.
  • Toxicity of inhaled radiostrontium in experimental animals.
  • For example, radioiodines concentrate in the thyroid gland, whereas radiostrontium is found mainly in bone tissues.
  • There were some fairly large pieces of metal-radiostrontium and some other things-and they produced tumors.
  • radiostrontium adsorption generally increases with pH, while radiocesium adsorption is maximal around the neutral region.
  • Especially radiostrontium retention increased with pH.

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