hassium

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noun has·si·um \ˈha-sē-əm\

Definition of hassium

  1. :  a short-lived radioactive metallic element produced artificially — see element table

Origin and Etymology of hassium

New Latin, from Hassia Hesse (German state), location of the laboratory that first produced the element


First Known Use: 1992


Medical Dictionary

hassium

noun has·si·um \ˈha-sē-əm\

Medical Definition of hassium

  1. :  a short-lived radioactive element produced artificially—symbol Hs; see element table


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