decay product

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decay product

[di′kā ‚prä·dəkt]
(nuclear physics)
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222]Rn) and its daughter product contribute a major fraction of total dose to human being from all possible sources of natural radioactivity.
They're especially proud of being the only non-Carol's Daughter product sold in the Carol's Daughter flagship store in Harlem.
The Marry Berry and Daughter product range consists of nine 100 per cent vegetarian and GM-free dressing and sauces, including the recently added hollandaise and bearnaise sauces, both of which were awarded a bronze by the Guild of Fine Food Retailers at this year's Great Taste Awards.
To determine the formation time of Earth's core, the two teams of researchers reexamined a standard radioactive-dating technique that uses the decay of the isotope hafnium-182 into its stable daughter product, tungsten-182.
In this new project, the substances to be dealt with include uranium, iron sulfate, and radium, a daughter product of uranium.
Theragenics'(TM) role will be to extract from the thorium the isotope actinium-225 and actinium-225's daughter product, bismuth-213.
In particular, he reasoned that a few comets might contain slightly lower concentrations of two compounds commonly found in high abundance in these solar system bodies--molecular carbon and cyanogen, a daughter product of either hydrocarbon dust grains or hydrogen cyanide.
Heptyl and the initial daughter product it degrades to, nitrosodimethylamaine (NDMA), are suspected cancer-causing agents.
The iron passes into a solution accompanied by other impurities such as cobalt, nickel, zinc, lead, bismuth, thorium and its daughter products, and uranium and its daughter products.
As radon decays, its electrically charged daughter products attach themselves to aerosols and dust particles in the air that we breathe.
This mixture will vary depending on whether radioactive daughter products in the magma are whisked away as gas.