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 (ms) [mil´ ĭ -sek″ und]
one thousandth (10−3) of a second.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

mil·li·sec·ond (ms, msec),

One thousandth of a second.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012


A thousandth of a second, a timing unit on which pulse width and cardiac pacing interval are based.
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(msec) (mil'i-sek'ŏnd)
One thousandth of a second.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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