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 (mm) [mil´ĭ-me″ter]
one thousandth (10−3) of a meter; equivalent to 0.039 inch.


 (mM) [mil´ĭ-mo″ler]
denoting a concentration of 1 millimole per liter.
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, mm
Abbreviation for millimolar.


Abbreviation for millimeter.
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Abbreviation for millimeter.
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Patient discussion about mm

Q. my mm/hr is 73 I know that normal is 20 what do i do? I had blood work and my mm/hr is high what must be the reason for this ?

A. Well, erythrocyte sedimentation rate (that can you read more about it in wiki isn't a very specific test: it may be elevated in many situations, both more and less significant. It may be elevated in pregnancy, people with overweight and it's influenced by other things in your blood.

IMHO, the most important thing is whether you have other complaints or abnormal tests. If you don't have any other problem than these results may mean nothing. However, you should check with your doctor about the other tests.

Take care,

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Williams as he was in Burma The Military Medal (MM) was until 1993 a military decoration awarded to personnel of the British Army and other services for bravery in battle on land.
"He valued that he had won the Military Medal three times, and the fact that each time he had so done it was for an act of valour that saved life," said his great-grandson.
"He would never really talk about the war or how he managed to win the Military Medal for bravery.
Bill explained that when soldiers were awarded the DCM they were granted a special pension, and if they won it twice, they were awarded two pensions - leading to the introduction of the Military Medal.
"His Majesty the KING has been graciously pleased to approve the award of the Military Medal for Bravery in the Field to the undermentioned non-commissioned officers and men: Included in the list of awards is: 29841 L/Cpl W J HADLEY, 2/7 Bn R Warwicks R (TF)" But there's another twist to this family's tale that was to come more than 25 years later when the Second World War broke out.
He had been awarded other medals during his service from 1914 to 1917, but he died at the age of 84 unaware he had also been awarded a Military Medal.
In the years that followed, Maurice managed to piece together a few more details about his father's brave actions that led to him being awarded the British Military Medal.
The Military Medal won by Private Walter Smith of the Scots Guards was due to be sold today by AH Baldwin and Sons.
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Roy Brotherstone from Shotton, who served in North Africa and Europe during World War II, was presented with the military medal awarded to his father for service in World War I.

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