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 [met´rik]
1. pertaining to measures or measurement.
2. having the meter as a basis.
metric system the system of units of measurement that is based on the meter, gram, and liter and in which new units are formed from the basic terms by prefixes denoting multiplication by a power of ten. See also si units.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

met·ric

(met'rik),
Quantitative; relating to measurement. See: metric system.
[G. metrikos, fr. metron, measure]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

met·ric

(met'rik)
Quantitative; relating to measurement.
See: metric system
[G. metrikos, fr. metron, measure]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012