muonium

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

muon +‎ -ium

Noun[edit]

muonium (plural muoniums)

  1. (physics, chemistry) An exotic atom formed when a positively charged muon (an anti-muon) and an electron are bound by their mutual electrical attraction; chemically equivalent to a light, short-lived isotope of hydrogen.

Derived terms[edit]

  • Mu (symbol, abbreviation)

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