muonium

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noun mu·on·ium \myü-ˈō-nē-əm, -ˈä-\

Definition of muonium

  1. :  a short-lived quasi-atom consisting of an electron and a positive muon

Origin and Etymology of muonium

New Latin


First Known Use: 1957


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