actinide series

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(chemistry) a series of 15 radioactive elements with increasing atomic numbers from actinium to lawrencium

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These isotopes have half-lives 100 to 500 times longer than predicted by theory--sufficiently long to permit detailed studies of the chemical properties of lawrencium, the last member of the actinide series.