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mendelevium

men`de`le´vi`um   Pronunciation: mĕn`dĕ`lē´vē`ŭ/m
a.1.(Chem.) an unstable radioactive element discovered in 1955 and produced artificially only in very small quantities; symbol Md (also Mv). It is a transuranic element with atomic number 101. Isotopes 255, 256, 257, and 258 have been prepared. Md258, the longest-lived, has a half-life of two months.
Noun1.mendelevium - a radioactive transuranic element synthesized by bombarding einsteinium with alpha particles (Md is the current symbol for mendelevium but Mv was formerly the symbol)
Synonyms: atomic number 101, Md, Mv
atomic number 101, chemical element, element, Md, Mv
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