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roentgenium

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noun roent·gen·i·um \rent-ˈge-nē-əm, rənt-, -ˈje-\

Definition of roentgenium

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



Origin and Etymology of roentgenium

New Latin; from the fact that the element was synthesized on the centennial of Röntgen's discovery of X-rays


First Known Use: 2004


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