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μ

 
(mu, the twelfth letter of the Greek alphabet) micro-; the heavy chain of IgM (see immunoglobulin).

micron (μ, mu)

[mī′kron]
Etymology: Gk, mikros, small
1 See micrometer, def. 2.
2 (in physical chemistry) a colloidal particle with a diameter between 0.2 and 10 μm.

micron

A unit of length equal to 10–6 m.