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erbium

 (Er) [er´be-um]
a chemical element, atomic number 68, atomic weight 167.26. (See Appendix 6.)
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er·bi·um (Er),

(er'bē-ŭm),
A rare earth (lanthanide) element, atomic no. 68, atomic wt. 167.26.
[from Ytterby, a village in Sweden]
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er·bi·um

(Er) (ĕr'bē-ŭm)
A rare earth (lanthanide) element, atomic no. 68, atomic wt. 167.26.
[from Ytterby, a village in Sweden]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

er·bi·um

(Er) (ĕr'bē-ŭm)
A rare earth element.
[from Ytterby, a village in Sweden]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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