rutherfordium

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noun ruth·er·ford·ium \ˌrə-thə(r)-ˈfȯr-dē-əm\

Definition of rutherfordium

  1. :  a short-lived radioactive element that is produced artificially — see element table

Origin and Etymology of rutherfordium

New Latin, from Ernest Rutherford


First Known Use: 1969


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rutherfordium

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noun ruth·er·ford·ium \ˌrəth-ə(r)-ˈfȯ(ə)rd-ē-əm\

Medical Definition of rutherfordium

  1. :  a short-lived radioactive element that is artificially produced—symbol Rf; see element table


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