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gadolinium

noun gad·o·lin·i·um \ˌga-də-ˈli-nē-əm\

Definition of GADOLINIUM

:  a magnetic metallic element of the rare-earth group occurring in combination in gadolinite and several other minerals — see element table
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Origin of GADOLINIUM

New Latin, from J. Gadolin
First Known Use: 1886

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