Isotopic

What Kind of Doctor Do I Need? Slideshow

Medical Definition of Isotopic

Isotopic: Referring to an isotope, a form of a chemical element with the same atomic number as another element but having a different atomic mass. From the Greek "iso-", equal, the same + "topos", place.

Isotopes are used in a number of medical tests.


Subscribe to MedicineNet's General Health Newsletter

By clicking Submit, I agree to the MedicineNet's Terms & Conditions & Privacy Policy and understand that I may opt out of MedicineNet's subscriptions at any time.

Reviewed on 7/1/2016

Health Solutions From Our Sponsors