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meitnerium

Pronunciation: mit-ner'e-um

Definition: An artificial transplutonium element; atomic number 109; atomic weight 266. [Formerly called Unnilennium, Une.]

[Lise Meitner, Austrian-Swedish physicist, 1878–1968]

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