uranium series

uranium series

noun Chemistry.
the radioactive series that starts with uranium 238 and ends with a stable isotope of lead of mass number 206.
Also, uranium-radium series [yoo-rey-nee-uhm-rey-dee-uhm] .
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uranium series
 
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physics a radioactive series that starts with uranium-238 and proceeds by radioactive decay to lead-206

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