berkelium

noun berke·li·um \ ˈbər-klē-əm \

Definition of berkelium

: a radioactive metallic element produced artificially (as by bombarding americium 241 with alpha particles) — see Chemical Elements Table

Origin and Etymology of berkelium

New Latin, from Berkeley, California


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berkelium

noun berke·li·um \ ˈbər-klē-əm \

medical Definition of berkelium

: a radioactive metallic element produced by bombarding americium 241 with helium ions symbol Bk — see Chemical Elements Table

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