submicron

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adjective sub·mi·cron \-ˌkrän\

Definition of submicron

  1. 1 :  being less than a micron in a (specified) measurement and especially in diameter a submicron particle

  2. 2 :  having or consisting of submicron particles a submicron metal powder

1916

First Known Use of submicron

1916


Medical Dictionary

submicron

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adjective sub·mi·cron \-ˈmī-ˌkrän\

Medical Definition of submicron

  1. 1:  being less than a micron in a (specified) measurement and especially in diameter a submicron particle

  2. 2:  having or consisting of submicron particles submicron aerosols


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