fermium

noun
fer·mi·um | \ˈfer-mē-əm, ˈfər- \

Definition of fermium 

: a radioactive metallic element produced artificially (as by bombardment of plutonium with neutrons) — see Chemical Elements Table

First Known Use of fermium

1955, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for fermium

Enrico Fermi

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fermium

noun
fer·mi·um | \ˈfer-mē-əm, ˈfər- \

Medical Definition of fermium 

: a radioactive metallic element artificially produced (as by bombardment of plutonium with neutrons) symbol Fm — see Chemical Elements Table

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