[uhn-uh n-hek-see-uh m]
- former name of livermorium. Symbol: Uuh
Also called element 116.
[liv-er-mawr-ee-uh m, -mohr-]
- a superheavy, synthetic, radioactive element with a very short half-life. Symbol: Lv; atomic number: 116.
Origin of livermorium
named after Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, which participated in its creation; see -ium
Formerly ununhexium, element 116.
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