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isotope

noun [C]     /ˈaɪ.sə.təʊp/ US  /-toʊp/ specialized
a form of an atom that has a different atomic weight from other forms of the same atom but the same chemical structure: a radioactive isotope of hydrogenAtoms, molecules and sub-atomic particles
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