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Define Radio Isotopes.

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RADIO ISOTOPE:

Atoms of the same element which differ in Mass Number are Isotopes. Those isotopes which are radioactive and emit different radiations are called Radio Isotopes.

Co-60: is used to treat cancerous tumours inside the body.

J-131: it is used for the study of thyroid glands in the human body

P-32: is used to locate precisely the position of the tumor in brain


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