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muonium

[ myoo-oh-nee-uhm ]
/ myuˈoʊ ni əm /
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noun Physics.
an electron and a positively charged muon bound together by electrical attraction in the same manner as the electron and proton in a hydrogen atom.
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Origin of muonium

1955–60; mu(on) + -onium, probably extracted from positronium
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