erbium


er·bi·um

noun \ˈər-bē-əm\

Definition of ERBIUM

:  a metallic element of the rare-earth group — see element table

Origin of ERBIUM

New Latin, from Ytterby, Sweden
First Known Use: 1843

Rhymes with ERBIUM

er·bi·um

noun \ˈər-bē-əm\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ERBIUM

: a metallic element of the rare-earth group that occurs with yttrium—symbol Er; see element table

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