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milli-

combining form

Simple Definition of milli-

  • : one thousandth part of something

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of milli-

  1. :  one thousandth part of <milliampere>

Origin and Etymology of milli-

French, from Latin milli- thousand, from mille


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milli-

combining form

Medical Definition of milli-

  1. :  thousandth—used especially in terms belonging to the metric system <millirad>




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