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kilo-

 
word element [Gr.], one thousand; used in naming units of measurement to designate an amount 103 times the size of the unit to which it is joined. Symbol k.
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kilo- (k),

(kil'ō),
Prefix used in the SI and the metric system to signify one thousand (103).
[G. chilioi, one thousand]
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kilo-

(k)
Prefix used in the SI and metric system to signify one thousand (103).
[G. chilioi, one thousand]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

kilo-

Prefix denoting one thousand, as in KILOCALORIE.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

kilo-

(k)
Prefix used in the SI and metric system to signify one thousand (103).
[G. chilioi, one thousand]
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