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caliber

 [kal´ĭ-ber]
the diameter of the lumen of a canal or tube.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

cal·i·ber

(kal'i-ber),
The diameter of a hollow tubular structure.
[Fr. calibre, of uncert. etym.]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

calibre

The diameter of a tube or cylinder.
Forensics
The diameter of a bullet measured in hundredths of an inch—in the US and in English-speaking countries.
Common bullet calibres  .22, .25, .30, .32, .38, and .45; in metric countries, calibres are measured in millimetres—e.g., .38 calibre corresponds to 9 mm
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

caliber

The diameter of a tube or cylinder Forensic pathology The diameter of a bullet measured in hundredths of an inch–in the US and in English-speaking countries Common bullet calibers.22,.25,.30,.32,.38, and.45; in other–'metric' countries, calibers are measured in millimeters–eg,.38 caliber corresponds to 9 mm. See Ballistics, Gauge, Yaw.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

cal·i·ber

(kal'i-bĕr)
The diameter of a hollow tubular structure.
[Fr. calibre, of uncert. etym.]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

cal·i·ber

(kal'i-bĕr)
Diameter of a hollow tubular structure.
[Fr. calibre, of uncert. etym.]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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