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 (mm) [mil´ĭ-me″ter]
one thousandth (10−3) of a meter; equivalent to 0.039 inch.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

mil·li·me·ter (mm),

One-thousandth of a meter.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012


(mm) (mil'i-mē'tĕr)
One thousandth of a meter.
Synonym(s): millimetre.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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