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noun lith·i·um \ˈlith-ē-əm\

Medical Definition of LITHIUM

:  a soft silver-white element of the alkali metal group that is the lightest metal known and that is used in chemical synthesis and in storage batteries—symbol Li; see element table
:  a lithium salt and especially lithium carbonate used in psychiatric medicine


July 01, 2015
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not certain, secure, or steady
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