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neodymium

 (Nd) [ne″o-dim´e-um]
a chemical element, atomic number 60, atomic weight 144.24. (See Appendix 6.)

ne·o·dym·i·um (Nd),

(nē'ō-dim'ē-ŭm),
One of the rare earth elements; atomic no. 60, atomic wt. 144.24.
[neo-, new, + G. didymos, twin (of lanthanum)]

neodymium

/neo·dym·i·um/ (Nd) (-dim´e-um) a chemical element, at. no. 60.

neodymium (Nd)

an element with the atomic number of 60. A rare earth metal, neodymium has many industrial uses. Neodymium dust is highly irritating to eyes and mucous membranes.

ne·o·dym·i·um

(nē'ō-dim'ē-ŭm)
One of the rare earth elements; atomic no. 60, atomic wt. 144.24.
[neo-, new, + G. didymos, twin (of lanthanum)]

neodymium (Nd) (nē´ōdim´ēəm),

n a rare earth element with an atomic number of 60 and an atomic weight of 144.24.

neodymium

a chemical element, atomic number 60, atomic weight 144.24, symbol Nd. See Table 6.

neodymium:yttrium-aluminum-garnet (Nd:YAG) laser
a type of continuous wave laser used for hemostasis, coagulation and in ophthalmic surgery for ablation of specific structures.