Definition of Lanthanide contraction

1. Noun. (chemistry physics) the progressive decrease in the radii of atoms of the lanthanide elements as the atomic number increases; evident in various physical properties of the elements and their compounds ¹



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lanthanide Contraction

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lanthanide contraction (current term)
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lanthionine synthase
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