: a short-lived artificially produced radioactive element that has 114 protons—symbol Fl see Chemical Elements Table
Flerov Laboratory of Nuclear Reactions (of the Joint Institute for Nuclear Research in Dubna, Russia) + -ium
The element was first produced in the Flerov Laboratory (Russian, Laboratorija jadernyx reakcij im. G.N. Flërova Ob"jedinënnogo instituta jadernyx issledovanij), founded by the Russian physicist Georgij Nikolaevič Flërov (1913-90).