terbium

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noun ter·bi·um \ˈtər-bē-əm\

Definition of terbium

  1. :  a metallic element of the rare-earth group — see element table

Origin and Etymology of terbium

New Latin, from Ytterby, Sweden


First Known Use: 1843


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terbium

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noun ter·bi·um \ˈtər-bē-əm\

Medical Definition of terbium

  1. :  a usually trivalent metallic element of the rare-earth group—symbol Tb; see element table


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