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The g orbital is an orbital after the f orbital that only exists with excited states of the current 118 known elements. It is not used in writing ground state electron configurations because none of the elements that we know of right now need a g orbital to have all of their electrons accounted for (the highest known one that we have synthesized, oganesson, fills the 7p orbital).
Lavelle only mentioned up to the f orbitals in lecture, and even then we will mostly be focusing on the s p and d orbitals bc the elements with those orbitals are the ones we will most use in the future. You shouldn't worry about the g orbitals.
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