mendelevium

noun men·de·le·vi·um \ ˌmen-də-ˈlē-vē-əm , -ˈlā- \

Definition of mendelevium

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

Origin and Etymology of mendelevium

New Latin, from Dmitry Mendeleyev


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mendelevium

noun men·de·le·vi·um \ ˌmen-də-ˈlē-vē-əm , -ˈlā- \

medical Definition of mendelevium

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

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