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einsteinium

 (Es) [īn-sti´ne-um]
a chemical element, atomic number 99, atomic weight 254. (See Appendix 6.)
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ein·stein·i·um (Es),

(īn-stīn'ē-ŭm),
An artificially prepared transuranium element, atomic no. 99, atomic wt. 252.0; it has many isotopes, all of which are radioactive (252Es has the longest known half-life, 1.29 years).
[Albert Einstein]
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ein·stein·i·um

(īn-stī'nē-ŭm)
An artificially prepared transuranium element, atomic no. 99, atomic wt. 252.0; it has many isotopes, all of which are radioactive (252Es has the longest known half-life, 1.29 years).
[Albert Einstein]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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