bone seeker


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bone seeker

[′bōn ‚sēk·ər]
(nucleonics)
A radioisotope that tends to accumulate in the bones when it is introduced into the body; an example is strontium-90, which behaves chemically like calcium.
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LOCKHART, ERSKINE The Bone Seeker by MJ McGrath Set in the Arctic above Canada, the story opens when a young girl is found dead in a pool that the Inuit say has bad spirits.