mendelevium

noun
men·​de·​le·​vi·​um | \ ˌmen-də-ˈlē-vē-əm How to pronounce mendelevium (audio) , -ˈlā-\

Definition of mendelevium

: a radioactive metallic element produced artificially — see Chemical Elements Table

First Known Use of mendelevium

1955, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for mendelevium

New Latin, from Dmitry Mendeleyev

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mendelevium

noun
men·​de·​le·​vi·​um | \ ˌmen-də-ˈlē-vē-əm How to pronounce mendelevium (audio) , -ˈlā- How to pronounce mendelevium (audio) \

Medical Definition of mendelevium

: a radioactive element that is artificially produced symbol Md — see Chemical Elements Table

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