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Noun: mendelevium  ,men-du'lee-vee-um
  1. A radioactive transuranic element synthesized by bombarding einsteinium with alpha particles (Md is the current symbol for mendelevium but Mv was formerly the symbol)
    - Md, Mv, atomic number 101

Derived forms: mendeleviums

Type of: chemical element, element

Encyclopedia: Mendelevium