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 (cm) [sen´tĭ-me″ter]
one hundredth (10−2) of a meter.
cubic centimeter (cm3) (cc) a unit of capacity, being that of a cube each side of which measures 1 cm; equal to 1 mL.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

cen·ti·me·ter (cm),

(sen'ti-mē'ter), Avoid the mispronunciation sahn'ti-mē-ter.
One hundredth of a meter; 0.3937008 inch.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012


(cm) (sen'ti-mē-tĕr)
One hundredth of a meter; 0.3937008 inch.
Synonym(s): centimetre.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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