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indium

 (In) [in´de-um]
a chemical element, atomic number 49, atomic weight 114.82. (See Appendix 6.)
indium 111 an artificial isotope of indium, having a half-life of 2.81 days and emitting gamma rays; it is used as a radioactive tracer in nuclear medicine.

in·di·um (In),

(in'dē-ŭm),
A metallic element, atomic no. 49, atomic wt. 114.82.
[indigo, because of its blue line in the spectrum]

indium

/in·di·um/ (In) (in´de-um) chemical element, at. no. 49.
indium 111  an artificial isotope having a half-life of 2.81 days and emitting gamma rays; it is used to label a variety of compounds for nuclear medicine.

indium (In)

Etymology: L, indicum, indigo
a silvery metallic element with some nonmetallic chemical properties. Its atomic number is 49; its atomic mass is 114.82. It is used in electronic semiconductors.

in·di·um

(In) (in'dē-ŭm)
A metallic element, atomic no. 49, atomic wt. 114.82.
[indigo, because of its blue line in the spectrum]

Indium

A silvery metallic element with some nonmetallic chemical properties used to label white blood cells prior to scanning.

indium (In) (in´dēəm),

n a silvery metallic element with some nonmetallic chemical properties. Its atomic number is 49, and its atomic weight is 114.82. It is used in electronic semiconductors.

indium

a chemical element, atomic number 49, atomic weight 114.82, symbol In. See Table 6.
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