Origin of technetiumModern Latin from Classical Greek techn?tos, artificial ( from technasthai, to contrive by art from techn?: see technic) + -ium: so named (1947) by E. G. Segré (1905-89), It-American physicist, and C. Perrier (1886-1948), Italian physicist, who discovered it (1937)
Origin of technetiumFrom Greek tekhnētos artificial from tekhnāsthai to make by art from tekhnē art ; see technical .
- A metallic chemical element (symbol Tc) with an atomic number of 43.
techno- +"Ž -ium because it was the first artificially created element.