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palladium

 (Pd) [pah-la´de-um]
a chemical element, atomic number 46, atomic weight 106.4. (See Appendix 6.) It is used in alloys for dental and orthodontic appliances.

pal·la·di·um (Pd),

(pă-lā'dē-ŭm),
A metallic element resembling platinum, atomic no. 46, atomic wt. 106.42.
[fr. the asteroid, Pallas; G. Pallas, goddess of wisdom]

palladium

/pal·la·di·um/ (Pd) (pah-la´de-um) chemical element, at. no. 46; used in alloys for dental and orthodontic appliances.

palladium (Pd)

[pəlā′dē·əm]
Etymology: Gk, Pallas Athena, mythic goddess and protector of Troy
a hard silvery metallic element. Its atomic number is 46: its atomic mass is 106.42. Highly resistant to tarnish and corrosion, palladium is used in high-grade surgical instruments; in dental inlays, bridgework, and orthodontic appliances; and in catalytic convertors.

pal·la·di·um

(pă-lā'dē-ŭm)
A metallic element resembling platinum, atomic no. 46, atomic wt. 106.42.
[fr. the asteroid, Pallas; G. Pallas, Athena goddess of wisdom]

pal·la·di·um

(Pd) (pă-lā'dē-ŭm)
A metallic element resembling platinum.

palladium (Pd) (pəlā´dēəm),

n a hard, silvery metallic element that is highly resistant to tarnish and corrosion. Its atomic number is 46 and its atomic weight is 106.42. Palladium is used in high-grade surgical instruments and in dental inlays, bridgework, and orthodontic appliances.

palladium

a chemical element, atomic number 46, atomic weight 106.4, symbol Pd. See Table 6.