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lanthanide

noun lan·tha·nide \ˈlan(t)-thə-ˌnīd\

Definition of LANTHANIDE

:  any of the series of elements with increasing atomic numbers that begins with lanthanum or cerium and ends with lutetium — see periodic table table

Variants of LANTHANIDE

lan·tha·nide also lan·tha·noid \-ˌnid\
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Origin of LANTHANIDE

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1926
Medical Dictionary

lanthanide

noun lan·tha·nide \ˈlan(t)-thə-ˌnīd\

Medical Definition of LANTHANIDE

:  any in a series of elements of increasing atomic numbers beginning with lanthanum (57) or cerium (58) and ending with lutetium (71)

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