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 (MHz) [meg´ah-hertz]
one million (106) hertz.

meg·a·hertz (MHz),

One million hertz.

megahertz (MHz)

Etymology: Gk, megas, large, hertz, a number of cycles per second
a unit of frequency equal to a million cycles per second. Also called megacycle. See also hertz.


A unit of frequency equal to 106 Hz/second.


(MHz) (meg'ă-hĕrts)
One million hertz (Hz).


one million (106) hertz; abbreviated MHz.
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