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per·i·od·ic ta·ble

(pēr'ē-od'ik tā'bĕl)
A graphic arrangement of chemical elements by atomic number and chemical properties.
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periodic table

A chart with the chemical elements arranged by their atomic numbers.
See: periodic law
See also: table
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