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curium

noun cu·ri·um \ˈkyr-ē-əm\

Definition of CURIUM

:  a metallic radioactive element produced artificially — see element table

Origin of CURIUM

New Latin, from Marie & Pierre Curie
First Known Use: 1946

curium

noun cu·ri·um \ˈkyr-ē-əm\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of CURIUM

:  a metallic radioactive element produced artificially—symbol Cm; see element table

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