Nuclide meaning

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A type of atom specified by its atomic number, atomic mass, and energy state, such as carbon-14.
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A specific type of atom as characterized by its nuclear properties, such as the number of neutrons and protons and the energy state of its nucleus.
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An atomic nucleus identified by its atomic element and its mass number. For example, a carbon-14 nuclide is the nucleus of a carbon atom, which has six protons, with mass number 14 (thus having eight neutrons).
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(physics) An atomic nucleus specified by its atomic number and atomic mass.
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