# What is another name for an isotope?

You might be looking for the term $\text{nuclide...}$
A nuclide refers to a SPECIFIC nuclear species, i.e. ""^12C, or ""^13C, ""^14C, EACH of which contain $6 , 7 , 8$ $\text{NEUTRONS}$ specifically... (Nucular physicists don't deal with pedestrian electrons, and of course each carbon isotope contains six of these)...