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microliter

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noun mi·cro·li·ter \ˈmī-krō-ˌlē-tər\

Definition of microliter

  1. :  a unit of capacity equal to one millionth of a liter — see metric system table



Origin of microliter

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: circa 1890


Medical Dictionary

microliter

noun mi·cro·li·ter

Medical Definition of microliter

  1. :  a unit of capacity equal to one millionth of a liter



Variants of microliter

or chiefly British microlitre \ˌmī-krō-ˈlēt-ər\play

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  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of "microliter"


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