zinc-65


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zinc-65

[′ziŋk ¦siks·tē′fīv]
(nuclear physics)
A radioactive isotope of zinc, which has a 250-day half-life with beta and gamma radiation; used in alloy-wear tracer studies and body metabolism studies.
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Zinc-65 in marine organisms along the Oregon and Washington coasts.