rutherfordium


ruth·er·ford·ium

noun \ˌrə-thə(r)-ˈfr-dē-əm\

Definition of RUTHERFORDIUM

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

Origin of RUTHERFORDIUM

New Latin, from Ernest Rutherford
First Known Use: 1969

ruth·er·ford·ium

noun \ˌth-ə(r)-ˈf(ə)rd-ē-əm\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of RUTHERFORDIUM

: a short-lived radioactive element that is artificially produced—symbol Rf; see element table

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