mendelevium


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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.]
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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]
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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]
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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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After the war, Seaborg and his colleagues continued their research on the transuranium elements, discovering such elements as berkelium, californium, einsteinium, fermium, mendelevium, and nobelium.
In he modern periodic table, the transuranic element of atomic number 101, atomic weight 258, has been named mendelevium; thus contemporary physics commemorates the discoverer in his discovery.
Besides probing fermium further, the team plans next to study element number 101, mendelevium, Backe says.--P.W.