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English

Etymology

From Ancient Greek μικρός (mikros), small).

Pronunciation

Prefix

SI prefix
µ
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micro-

  1. Very small.
    micro-miniskirt
  2. In the International System of Units and other metric systems of units, multiplying the unit to which it is attached by 10-6. Symbol: µ (official), mc (unofficial).
    microgram
    • Note: The symbol mc is used in non-scientific contexts where readers might not understand the official symbol, µ. For example, on bottles of vitamin tablets, micrograms is often abbreviated to mcg.

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Translations


French

Prefix

micro-

  1. micro- (very small)
  2. micro- (SI prefix)

Italian

Prefix

micro- [[Category:Template:lang:it prefixes|micro-]]

  1. micro- (very small)
  2. micro- (SI prefix)

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