1. <chemistry> A suffix used to form nouns denoting names of metallic elements (uranium; tantalum).

2. <anatomy> A region of the body (pericardium; hypogastrium), or a biological structure (mycelium; prothallium).

Origin: from or suggested by Latin -ium from Greek -ion

(06 Feb 2009)

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