unnilquadium

[ yoo-nil-kwod-ee-uhm ]
/ ˌyu nɪlˈkwɒd i əm /

noun Chemistry, Physics.

former name of rutherfordium. Symbol: Unq

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Also called element 104 .

Origin of unnilquadium

From Latin ūn(us) “one” + nīl “nothing” + quad(ri) “four” + New Latin -ium; see origin at one, nil, quad(ri-), -ium
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