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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A crystalline metallic element not found in nature.

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  • Chalk River and Petten together normally produce about 70 percent of the world's supply of an isotope called technetium 99, used in 85 percent of diagnostic imaging...
  • Together, these two reactors produce about 60 per cent of the world's supply of an isotope called technetium 99, a radioactive substance used in 85 per cent of...
  • Scientists from Argentina, Egypt, India and 15 other countries are descending upon the University of Missouri Research Reactor this week to coordinate research and spur...
  • Physicians use medical isotopes such as technetium 99 to save lives, but terrorists could use the production byproducts to build crude nuclear weapons. for more
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