January 2005
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1749
Reference Entry
A definition of the term "praseodymium" is presented. It refers to a metallic element in the rare earth series with an atomic weight of 140.907. Its atomic number is 59.


Related Articles

  • gadolinium.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p843 

    A definition of the term "gadolinium" is presented. Gadolinium is a chemical element of the lanthanide group. This element has the atomic weight 157.25 and atomic number 64. Its chemical symbol is "Gd." It is used as a contrast agent in magnetic resonance imaging. The definition is from the...

  • gallium.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p846 

    A definition of the medical term "gallium" is presented. It is a rare metal, small amounts of which are found in bauxite and zinc blends. The term originated from the Latin word "gallia" which means gaul. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis...

  • thulium.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p2184 

    A definition of the term "thulium" is presented. It refers to a rare metallic element that is found in combination with minerals. The atomic weight and the atomic number of the element are 168.934 and 69 respectively.

  • Rare-Earth Market. SIMMONS, LEE // Foreign Policy;Jul/Aug2016, Issue 219, p24 

    The article discusses rate metals yttrium and praseodymium and mentions their uses in products including cell phones, defence products and electric cars.

  • Electronic structure of PrBa...Cu...O... and YBa...Cu...: A local spin density... Qian, M.C.; Hu, W.Y. // Journal of Applied Physics;4/15/1999 Part 2A of 2, Vol. 85 Issue 8, p4765 

    Studies the electronic structure of the rare-earth compound praseodymium-barium-copper-oxygen. Calculation of the strong electron-electron correlation effects.

  • Pr-Zr-Co precipitation-hardened magnet. Gabay, A. M.; Gabay, A.M.; Zhang, Yong; Yong Zhang; Hadjipanayis, G. C.; Hadjipanayis, G.C. // Applied Physics Letters;6/19/2000, Vol. 76 Issue 25 

    Hard magnetic properties have been found in homogenized and subsequently aged Pr-Zr-Co alloys. Transmission electron microscopy reveals a microstructure consisting of a Pr[sub 2](Co, Zr)[sub 17] matrix with (Pr, Zr)Co[sub 5] precipitates formed after aging the homogenized alloys with the (Pr,...

  • Sc.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p2072 

    A definition of the term "Sc," is presented, which is a symbol for the element scandium.

  • scandium.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p2075 

    A definition of the term "scandium," is presented, which refers to a rare, soft, lightweight metallic element.

  • ytterbium.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p2512 

    A definition of the term "ytterbium" or Yb which refers to a rare metallic earth element with an atomic number of 70 is presented.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics