# gauss

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## Gauss

(gows),## Gauss

(gows),Karl J., German gynecologist, 1875-1957. See: Gauss sign.

## gauss (G),

(gows),A unit of magnetic field intensity, equal to 10

^{-4}T. [J.K.F.

*Gauss*]## gauss

A 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.## gauss

**(G)**(gows)

A unit of magnetic field intensity, equal to 10

^{-4}tesla.[J.K.F.

*Gauss*]## 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

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