On Wed, 24 Jan 2001, Pierpaolo BERNARDI wrote:
> I have a chinese periodic table (in the back of my dictionary). In this
> table, the chinese character for each element is displayed prominently,
> while the occidental symbol is written in small type in an angle.
An addition: in the body of the same dictionary, occidental simbols
are used in formulas.
For example, piao4ling4 is described as "C5H4N4" (ying "purine").
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