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hassium

hassium

noun has·si·um \ˈha-sē-əm\

Definition of HASSIUM

:  a short-lived radioactive metallic element produced artificially — see element table

Origin of HASSIUM

New Latin, from Hassia Hesse (German state), location of the laboratory that first produced the element
First Known Use: 1992

hassium

noun has·si·um \ˈha-sē-əm\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of HASSIUM

:  a short-lived radioactive element produced artificially—symbol Hs; see element table

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