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unnilhexium

[ yoo-nil-hek-see-uhm ]
/ ˌyu nɪlˈhɛk si əm /
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noun Chemistry, Physics.
former name of seaborgium. Symbol: Unh
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Also called element 106 .

Origin of unnilhexium

1975–80; from Latin ūn(us) “one” + nīl “nothing” + Greek héx “six” + New Latin -ium; see origin at one, six, -ium
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