lanthanide

noun lan·tha·nide \ ˈlan(t)-thə-ˌnīd \
variants: or less commonly lanthanoid play \ˈlan(t)-thə-ˌnȯid\

Definition of lanthanide

:any of the series of elements with increasing atomic numbers that begins with lanthanum or cerium and ends with lutetium — see Periodic Table

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lanthanide

noun lan·tha·nide \ ˈlan(t)-thə-ˌnīd \

medical Definition of lanthanide

:any in a series of elements of increasing atomic numbers beginning with lanthanum (57) or cerium (58) and ending with lutetium (71)

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