A radioactive isotope of sodium; e.g., 24Na.

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ra·dio·so·di·um -'sōd-ē-əm n radioactive sodium esp a heavy isotope having the mass number 24, produced in nuclear reactors, and used in the form of a salt (as sodium chloride) chiefly in biochemical tracer studies

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ra·dio·so·di·um (ra″de-o-soґde-əm) a radioactive isotope of sodium; see sodium 22 and sodium 24.

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