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unnilseptium

[ yoo-nil-sep-tee-uhm ]
/ ˌyu nɪlˈsɛp ti əm /
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noun Chemistry, Physics.

former name of bohrium. Symbol: Uns

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Also called element 107 .

Origin of unnilseptium

From Latin ūn(us) “one” + nīl “nothing” + sept(em) “seven” + New Latin -ium; see origin at one, seven, -ium
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