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milli-

 
word element [L.], one thousand; also used in naming units of measurement (symbol m) to designate an amount 10−3 the size of the unit to which it is joined, e.g., milligram.
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milli- (m),

(mil'i),
Prefix used in the SI and metric system to signify submultiples of one thousandth (10-3).
[L. mille, one thousand]
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milli-

prefix Latin for one thousand; as used in SI (International System) units, one-thousandth (1/1000, 10–3) of a thing.
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milli-

Latin, one one-thousandth–1/1000–of a thing
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

milli-

Prefix used in the SI and metric system to signify one thousandth (10-3).
[L. mille, one thousand]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

milli-

prefix denoting one thousandth.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005