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natrium

[ ney-tree-uhm ]
/ ˈneɪ tri əm /
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noun

(formerly) sodium.

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Origin of natrium

From German, dating back to 1835–45; see origin at natron, -ium
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British Dictionary definitions for natrium

natrium
/ (ˈneɪtrɪəm) /

noun

an obsolete name for sodium

Word Origin for natrium

C19: New Latin; see natron
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Medical definitions for natrium

natrium
[ nātrē-əm ]

n.

Sodium.
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