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neodymium

noun neo·dym·i·um \ˌnē-ō-ˈdi-mē-əm\

Definition of NEODYMIUM

:  a silver-white to yellow metallic element of the rare-earth group that is used especially in magnets and lasers — see element table

Origin of NEODYMIUM

New Latin, from ne- + -dymium (from didymium)
First Known Use: 1885

neodymium

noun neo·dym·i·um \ˌnē-ō-ˈdim-ē-əm\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of NEODYMIUM

:  a yellow metallic element of the rare-earth group—symbol Nd; see element table

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