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men·de·le·vi·um

 (mĕn′də-lē′vē-əm)
n. Symbol Md
A synthetic radioactive transuranic element of the actinide series that has known isotopes with mass numbers ranging from 245 to 262. The isotopes with the longest half-lives are Md-258 (51.5 days) and Md-260 (31.8 days). Atomic number 101; melting point 827°C; valence 2,3. See Periodic Table.

[After Dmitri Ivanovich Mendeleev.]

mendelevium

(ˌmɛndɪˈliːvɪəm)
n
(Elements & Compounds) a transuranic element artificially produced by bombardment of einsteinium. Symbol: Md; atomic no: 101; half-life of most stable isotope, 258Md: 60 days (approx.); valency: 2 or 3
[C20: named after D. I. Mendeleyev]

men•de•le•vi•um

(ˌmɛn dlˈi vi əm)

n.
a transuranic element. Symbol: Md, Mv; at. no.: 101.
[1950–55; after Dutch. I. Mendeleev; see -ium2]

men·de·le·vi·um

(mĕn′də-lē′vē-əm)
Symbol Md A synthetic, radioactive metallic element of the actinide series that is produced by bombarding einsteinium with helium ions. Its most stable isotope has a half-life of about two months. Atomic number 101. See Periodic Table.
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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)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)
chemical element, element - any of the more than 100 known substances (of which 92 occur naturally) that cannot be separated into simpler substances and that singly or in combination constitute all matter
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