terbium


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terbium

 [ter´be-um]
a chemical element, atomic number 65, atomic weight 158.924, symbol Tb. (See Appendix 6.)

ter·bi·um (Tb),

(ter'bē-ŭm),
A metallic element of the lanthanide or rare earth series, atomic no. 65, atomic wt. 158.92534.
[fr. Ytterby, a village in Sweden]

terbium

/ter·bi·um/ (ter´be-um) chemical element, at. no. 65, symbol Tb.

terbium (Tb)

[tur′bē·əm]
Etymology: Yterby, Sweden
a rare earth metallic element. Its atomic number is 65; its atomic mass is 158.294.

ter·bi·um

(tĕr'bē-ŭm)
A metallic element of the lanthanide or rare earth series, atomic no. 65, atomic wt. 158.92534.
[fr. Ytterby, a village in Sweden]

terbium

a chemical element, atomic number 65, atomic weight 158.924, symbol Tb. See Table 6.
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