[ uhn-uh n-hek-see-uh m ]
/ ˌʌn ənˈhɛk si əm /

noun Chemistry.

former name of livermorium. Symbol: Uuh
Also called element 116.

Definition for ununhexium (2 of 3)


[ liv-er-mawr-ee-uh m, -mohr- ]
/ ˌlɪv ərˈmɔr i əm, -ˈmoʊr- /

noun Chemistry, Physics.

a superheavy, synthetic, radioactive element with a very short half-life. Symbol: Lv; atomic number: 116.

Origin of livermorium

named after Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, which participated in its creation; see -ium
Formerly ununhexium, element 116.

Definition for ununhexium (3 of 3)

element 116

noun Chemistry, Physics.

Formerly ununhexium.
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