praseodymium


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praseodymium

 (Pr) [pra″ze-o-dim´e-um]
a chemical element, atomic number 59, atomic weight 140.907. (See Appendix 6.)
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pra·se·o·dym·i·um (Pr),

(prā'sē-ō-dim'ē-ŭm),
An element of the lanthanide or "rare earth" group; atomic no. 59, atomic wt. 140.90765.
[G. prasios, leekgreen, fr. prason, a leek, + didymos, twin]
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pra·se·o·dym·i·um

(Pr) (prā'sē-ō-dim'ē-ŭm)
An element of the lanthanide or "rare earth" group; atomic no. 59, atomic wt. 140.90765.
[G. prasios, leekgreen, fr. prason, a leek, + didymos, twin]
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