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cerium

 (Ce) [sēr´e-um]
a chemical element, atomic number 58, atomic weight 140.12. (See Appendix 6.)

ce·ri·um (Ce),

(sēr'ē-ŭm),
A metallic element, atomic no. 58, atomic wt. 140.115.
[fr. Ceres, the planetoid]

cerium

/ce·ri·um/ (Ce) (sēr´e-um) a chemical element, at. no. 58.

cerium (Ce)

[sir′ē·əm]
Etymology: L, Ceres, Roman goddess of agriculture
a ductile gray rare earth element. Its atomic number is 58; its atomic mass is 140.13. A compound of cerium, cerium oxalate, is used as a sedative, an antiemetic, and an antitussive.

ce·ri·um

(Ce) (sēr'ē-ŭm)
A metallic element, atomic no. 58, atomic wt. 140.115.
[fr. Ceres, the planetoid]

ce·ri·um

(Ce) (sēr'ē-ŭm)
A metallic element, atomic no. 58, atomic wt. 140.115.
[fr. Ceres, the planetoid]

cerium,

n a ductile, gray rare-earth element. Cerium oxalate is used as a sedative, an antiemetic, and an antitussive. Cerium oxide is used in dental porcelains to stimulate the natural fluorescence found in human dental enamel.

cerium

a chemical element, atomic number 58, atomic weight 140.12, symbol Ce. See also Table 6.
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For instance, cerous salts are hydrolytically sensitive toward alkalinity.
The Inhibition of Aluminum Alloy Corrosion by Cerous Aations," Metals Forum, 7(4), 211 (1984).
One commonly used method, their "Method A," is based on an initial mild chloric acid digestion to remove interfering substances, after which the iodine is quantified by its catalytic effect on reducing yellow ceric ion to colorless cerous ion in the presence of arsenious acid (Sandell-Kolthoff reaction).