What is isotope - Definition and Meaning

Isotope :

In any of two or more forms of a chemical element, when an atom has a same number of proton or same atomic number but different number of neutrons in the nucleus or different atomic weight, then its called as Isotopes. In total, there are 275 isotopes of the 81 stable elements, and there are over 800 radioactive isotopes.

Example :

Carbon 14 is an isotope of the element Carbon.
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