dysprosium

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dysprosium

 (Dy) [dis-pro´ze-um]
a chemical element, atomic number 66, atomic weight 162.50. (See Appendix 6.)

dys·pro·si·um (Dy),

(dis-prō'sē-ŭm),
A metallic element of the lanthanide (rare earth) series, atomic no. 66, atomic wt. 162.50.
[G. dysprositos, hard to get at]

dysprosium

/dys·pro·si·um/ (Dy) (-pro´ze-um) a chemical element, at. no. 66.

dysprosium (Dy)

[disprō′sē·əm]
Etymology: Gk, dys + prositos, to approach
a rare-earth metallic element. Its atomic number is 66, and its atomic mass is 162.50. Radioactive isotopes of dysprosium are used in radioisotope scanning, particularly in studies of the bones and joints.

dys·pro·si·um

(Dy) (dis-prō'sē-ŭm)
A metallic element of the lanthanide (rare earth) series, atomic no. 66, atomic wt. 162.50.
[G. dysprositos, hard to get at]

dysprosium

a chemical element, atomic number 66, atomic weight 162.50, symbol Dy. See Tabe 6.