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a chemical element, atomic number 62, atomic weight 150.35, symbol Sm. (See Appendix 6.) The complex samarium Sm 153 lexidronam is used in the palliative treatment of bone pain associated with osteoblastic metastatic bone lesions, administered intravenously.
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Symbol for samarium.
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adjective Referring to the vehicular capability of moving approximately half a unit (soldiers, wounded, etc.) at a time.
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Symbol for samarium
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