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

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 , -ˈlā- \

Medical Definition of mendelevium 

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

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