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kurchatovium

/ (ˌkɜːtʃəˈtəʊvɪəm) /
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noun
another name for rutherfordium, esp as used in the former Soviet Union
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Word Origin for kurchatovium

C20: from Russian, named after I. V. Kurchatov (1903–60), Soviet physicist
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