Nuclide Definition

Definition: Nuclides are an atom or ion characterized by the contents of their nucleus.

Examples: 12C6 and 14C6 are both nuclides.

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Helmenstine, Anne Marie, Ph.D. "Nuclide Definition." ThoughtCo, Jun. 12, 2014, thoughtco.com/definition-of-nuclide-605435. Helmenstine, Anne Marie, Ph.D. (2014, June 12). Nuclide Definition. Retrieved from https://www.thoughtco.com/definition-of-nuclide-605435 Helmenstine, Anne Marie, Ph.D. "Nuclide Definition." ThoughtCo. https://www.thoughtco.com/definition-of-nuclide-605435 (accessed May 25, 2018).