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lutetium

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noun lu·te·tium \lü-ˈtē-sh(ē-)əm\

Definition of lutetium

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



Origin and Etymology of lutetium

New Latin, from Latin Lutetia, ancient name of Paris


First Known Use: 1907


Medical Dictionary

lutetium

noun lu·te·tium

Medical Definition of lutetium

  1. :  a metallic element of the rare-earth group—symbol Lu; see element table



Variants of lutetium

also

lutecium

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  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of lutetium Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about lutetium


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