Definition of Strontium 90

1. Noun. A radioactive isotope of strontium (with the mass number 90) that is present in the fallout from nuclear explosions; can be assimilated like calcium into bones.

Generic synonyms: Atomic Number 38, Sr, Strontium



Lexicographical Neighbors of Strontium 90

strontians
strontias
strontic
strontiferous
strontioborite
strontiochevkinite
strontiodresserite
strontioginorite
strontiojoaquinite
strontiomelane
strontiopyrochlore
strontiowhitlockite
strontitic
strontium
strontium-90
strontium 90 (current term)
strontiums
strook
strooke
strooken
strookes
stroopwafel
stroopwafels
strop
strophanthidin
strophanthin
strophanthins
strophanthus
strophe
strophes

Literary usage of Strontium 90

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Biotechnology of Algae: A Bibliography by Virginia Stone (1992)
"Sorption of Strontium-90 and Yttrium-90 by Anacystis Cells Liu HH; Chen, WL; Wu, JT. Source: SCIENCE OF THE TOTAL ENVIRONMENT 91(0):275-282 (1990). ..."

2. Preserving The Dnipro River: Harmony, History and Rehabilitation by Vasyl Yakovych Shevchuk (2005)
"The problem of run-off and the appearance of strontium-90 in the Dnipro ... With regard to strontium-90, it slightly exceeds the guideline indicators. ..."

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