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californium

 (Cf) [kal″ĭ-for´ne-um]
a chemical element, atomic number 98, atomic weight 249. (See Appendix 6.)

cal·i·for·ni·um (Cf),

(kal'i-fōr'nē-ŭm),
An artificial transuranium element, symbol Cf, atomic no. 98, atomic wt. 251.08; half-life of 251Cf (the most stable known isotope) is 900 years.
[California, state and university where first prepared]

californium

/cal·i·for·ni·um/ (Cf) (kal″ĭ-for´ne-um) a chemical element, at. no. 98.

californium (Cf)

Etymology: state of California
an artificial element in the actinide group. Its atomic number is 98; the atomic mass of its longest-lived isotope is 251. Californium-252 is a potent source of neutrons.

cal·i·for·ni·um

(Cf) (kal'i-fōr'nē-ŭm)
An artificial transuranium element, symbol Cf, atomic no. 98, atomic wt. 251.08.
[California, state and university where first prepared]

California,

31st state, admitted to the United States in 1850.
California encephalitis - encephalitis caused by genus Bunyavirus; may be seen in domestic animals and rodents.
californium - man-made radioactive actinide, chemical symbol Cf, used in radiotherapy.
California Psychological Inventory Test - personality inventory with emphasis on social interaction.

californium

a chemical element, atomic number 98, atomic weight 249, symbol Cf. See Table 6.