Radioactive vs Radionuclide - What's the difference?

radioactive | radionuclide |


As a adjective radioactive

is exhibiting radioactivity.

As a noun radionuclide is

(physics) a radioactive nuclide.

radioactive

Adjective

(-)
  • Exhibiting radioactivity.
  • Derived terms

    * nonradioactive * radioactively

    radionuclide

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (physics) a radioactive nuclide
  • Synonyms

    * radioisotope