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Karl J., German gynecologist, 1875-1957. See: Gauss sign.
A unit of magnetic field intensity, equal to 10-4 T.
gauss(gous) a unit of magnetic flux density, equal to 10−4tesla.
Etymology: J.K.F. Gauss, German physicist, 1777-1855
a unit of magnetic field strength. It is equal to 10-5 tesla.
gaussA cgs (non-SI) unit of magnetic field strength, which approximates that of the earth's magnetic field at its surface (circa 0.5–1G). One gauss (G) = 1 line of flux/cm2. As larger magnetic fields are common in MRIs, gauss has been largely replaced by tesla (T), where 1 T = 10,000 G.
A unit of magnetic field intensity, equal to 10-4 tesla.
Gauss,Johann K.F., German physicist, 1777-1855.
gauss - a unit of magnetic field intensity.
gaussian curve - a specific bell-shaped frequency distribution. Synonym(s): gaussian distribution; normal distribution
gaussian distribution - Synonym(s): gaussian curve