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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.