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samarium

 [sah-ma´re-um]
a chemical element, atomic number 62, atomic weight 150.35, symbol Sm. (See Appendix 6.) The complex samarium Sm 153 lexidronam is used in the palliative treatment of bone pain associated with osteoblastic metastatic bone lesions, administered intravenously.

sa·mar·i·um (Sm),

(să-mār'ē-ŭm),
A metallic element of the lanthanide group, atomic no. 62, atomic wt. 150.36.
[bands indicating its presence were first found in the spectrum of samarskite, a mineral named after V. E. Samarski-Bykhovets, a 19th-century Russian mining engineer]

samarium

/sa·mar·i·um/ (sah-mar´e-um) a chemical element, at. no. 62, symbol Sm. The complex s. Sm 153 lexidronam is used in the palliative treatment of bone pain associated with osteoblastic metastatic bone lesions.

samarium (Sm)

[səmer′ē·əm]
Etymology: Colonel M. von Samarski, nineteenth-century Russian mine official
a metallic rare earth element. Its atomic number is 62; its atomic mass is 150.35.

sa·mar·i·um

(să-mar'ē-ŭm)
A metallic element of the lanthanide group, atomic no. 62, atomic wt. 150.36.
[bands indicating its presence were first found in the spectrum of samarskite, a mineral named after V. E. Samarski-Bykhovets, a 19th-century Russian mining engineer]

samarium

a chemical element, atomic number 62, atomic weight 150.35, symbol Sm. See Table 6.