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cerium

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noun ce·ri·um \ˈsir-ē-əm\

Definition of cerium

  1. :  a malleable ductile metallic element that is the most abundant of the rare-earth group — see element table



Origin of cerium

New Latin, from Ceres, an asteroid


First Known Use: 1804


Medical Dictionary

cerium

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noun ce·ri·um \ˈsir-ē-əm\

Medical Definition of cerium

  1. :  a malleable ductile metallic element that is the most abundant of the rare-earth group—symbol Ce; see element table




Learn More about cerium

  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of "cerium" Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about "cerium"


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