radioactive decay series



  • A series of nuclides which undergo radioactive chain decay, which is the transformation of one nuclide into another nuclide through radioactive decay, followed by further transformations until a stable, or nonradioactive, nuclide results. Also called radioactive chain, radioactive disintegration series, radioactive family, radioactive series, decay chain, disintegration series, or disintegration family.
  • synonymradioactive chain
  • synonymradioactive disintegration series
  • synonymradioactive family