darmstadtium

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darm·​stadt·​i·​um | \ ˌdärm-ˈsta-tē-əm How to pronounce darmstadtium (audio) \

Definition of darmstadtium

: a short-lived radioactive element produced artificially — see Chemical Elements Table

First Known Use of darmstadtium

2003, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for darmstadtium

New Latin, from Darmstadt, Germany

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“Darmstadtium.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/darmstadtium. Accessed 1 Oct. 2022.

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darmstadtium

noun
darm·​stadt·​i·​um | \ ˌdärm-ˈstat-ē-əm How to pronounce darmstadtium (audio) \

Medical Definition of darmstadtium

: a short-lived radioactive element produced artificially symbol Ds — see Chemical Elements Table

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