On the Periodic Table What Are the Rows Called?

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The horizontal rows of the periodic table are referred to as periods. The periodic table is a tabular presentation of the chemical elements, which are organised on a basis of their properties. The elements of a period are categorised by the fact that they have similar number of electron shells.
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The Periodic Table of Elements
Dmitri Mendeleev generally is credited with the creation of the first periodic table, which charts the chemical elements by atomic number and valence shell electron configuration.
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