Definition of Cesium 137
1. Noun. A radioactive isotope of cesium used in radiation therapy.
Medical Definition of Cesium 137
Lexicographical Neighbors of Cesium 137
Literary usage of Cesium 137
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Safety and Security of Commercial Spent Nuclear Fuel Storage: Public Report by Brwm, National Research Council of the Nationa (2006)
"Cesium-137 decays to barium-137, emitting a beta particle and a high-energy gamma ray. The cesium-137 half-life of 30.2 years is sufficiently long to ..."
2. Science and Technology to Counter Terrorism: Proceedings of an Indo-U.S by Roddam Narasimha, National Academy of Sciences (U.S.), United States, Office of Naval Research (2007)
"Such fires can be difficult to extinguish and could release large quantities of cesium-137 and other radionuclides. An analysis published in 2003 found that ..."