microampere


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microampere

[mī′krō·am′pir]
one millionth of an ampere.

microampere

A unit of electric current—one millionth of an ampere—for measuring very small electric currents; most pacemakers draw 10–30 µAmp continuously from a battery.

microampere

Cardiology A unit of electric current—one millionth of an ampere–for measuring very small electric currents; most pacemakers draw 10–30 µAmp continuously from a battery
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