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Definition of Isotope:
One of two or more atoms of the same element that have the same number of protons in their nucleus but a different number of neutrons. Most elements in nature consist of a mixture of isotopes.[1].
This is the common definition for Isotope, other definitions can be discussed in the article


  1. Martin E. and Hine R.S. (2000). Oxford Dictionary of Biology (4th Ed). Oxford University Press: New York, (USA). 641pp.