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curium

 (Cm) [ku´re-um]
a chemical element, atomic number 96, atomic weight 247. (See Appendix 6.)

cu·ri·um (Cm),

(kyū'rē-ŭm),
An element, atomic no. 96, atomic wt. 247.07, not occurring naturally on earth, and first formed artificially in 1944 by bombarding 239Pu with alpha particles; the most stable of the curium isotopes is 247Cm, with a half-life of 15.6 million years. See: curie.
[Marie and Pierre Curie]

curium

/cu·ri·um/ (Cm) (ku´re-um) a chemical element, at. no. 96.

curium (Cm)

[kyo̅o̅′rē·əm]
Etymology: Marie S. Curie; Pierre Curie
a radioactive metallic element. Its atomic number is 96. Its atomic mass is 247. Curium is an artificial element produced by bombarding plutonium with helium ions in a cyclotron. Numerous isotopes of curium are produced by bombarding lighter transuranium elements. Curium is so radioactive that it glows in the dark.

cu·ri·um

(Cm) (kyūr'ē-ŭm)
An element,atomic no. 96, atomic wt. 247.07, not occurring naturally on earth, but first formed artificially in 1944 by bombarding 239Pu with alpha particles; the most stable of the curium isotopes is 247Cm, with a half-life of 15.6 million years.
[Marie and Pierre Curie]

curium

a chemical element, atomic number 96, atomic weight 247, symbol Cm. See Table 6.
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