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Synonyms for mendelevium

a radioactive transuranic element synthesized by bombarding einsteinium with alpha particles (Md is the current symbol for mendelevium but Mv was formerly the symbol)

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Beaumont who co-wrote with Fletcher) LAWRENCIUM: MICROLAWN (in a Japanese garden) MENDELEVIUM: MINIVOLUMED (issued in small book form) RUTHERFORDIUM: FATHERMURDER (Angle-Saxon equivalent of PATRICIDE, of MANSLAUGHTER).
IUPAC's recommended element names revealed Atomic Voting number Name Symbol in favor(a) 101 Mendelevium Md 20 102 Nobelium No 20 103 Lawrencium Lr 20 104 Dubnium Db 19 105 Joliotium Jl 18 106 Rutherfordium Rf 18 107 Bohrium Bh 20 108 Hahnium Hn 19 109 Meitnerium Mt 20
MENDELEVIUM Mundeveli Point, Solomon Islands -8[degrees]26, 157[degrees]56
Twenty-two element names failed to produce any words using the same letter banks: berkelium, beryllium, bohrium, dubnium, hafnium, holmium, joliotium, krypton, kurehatovium, mendelevium, molybdenum, neodymium, niobium, nobelium, promethium, rutherfordium, unnilhexium, vanadium, wolfram, ytterbium, yttrium, zirconium.