Meaning of ISOTOPE (ISOTOPIC; ISOTOPY) in English


Compare with isomer , allotrope , isobar , and isotone .Atoms or ions of an element with different numbers of neutrons in their atomic nucleus . Isotopes have the same atomic number but different mass number . Isotopes have very similar chemical properties but sometimes differ greatly in nuclear stability.

General chemistry English glossary.      Английский глоссарий общей химии.