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millivolt

 (mV) [mil´ĭ-vōlt]
one thousandth (10−3) of a volt.

mil·li·volt (mV),

(mil'i-vōlt),
One thousandth of a volt.

millivolt (mV, mv)

[-vōlt]
Etymology: L, mille, thousand; Alessandro Volta
a unit of electromotive force equal to one thousandth (10-3) of a volt. See also volt.

millivolt

A thousandth of a volt, a unit of measure for low voltage levels which forms the basis for measuring intrinsic P and R waves on EKG/ECG.

millivolt

Cardiology A thousandth of a volt, a unit of measure for low voltage levels which forms the basis for measuring intrinsic P and R waves

mil·li·volt

(mV) (mil'i-vōlt)
One thousandth of a volt.

millivolt

One thousandth of a volt. Electrophysiological processes mainly operate in the millivolt range, usually below 100 millivolts.

mil·li·volt

(mil'i-vōlt)
One thousandth of a volt.

millivolt

one-thousandth of a volt; abbreviated mV.
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