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prefix (infl, en, prefix, cat=prefixes)
  1. Very small.
micro-miniskirt
  1. 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.
Etymology: From , small.

Derived Terms: (rel-top4, terms derived from micro-)
  • microabscess
  • microaneurysm
  • microatoll
  • microbiology
  • microbacillus
  • microbiota
  • microblade
  • microbody
  • microbubble
  • microcatchment
  • microcapsule
  • microcar
  • microcellular
  • microcellular
  • microchromosome
  • microcirculation
  • microcolony
    (rel-mid4)
  • microconidium
  • microcrater
  • microculture
  • microdrop
  • microdroplet
  • microearthquake
  • microeconomics
  • microexplosion
  • microexplosive
  • microfauna
  • microferment
  • microflora
  • microfossil
  • microfungus
  • microgonid
  • microgonidial
  • microgonidium
    (rel-mid4)
  • microgram
  • micrograver
  • microhabitat
  • microinvertebrate
  • microlaser
  • microlitre, microliter
  • micrometastasis
  • micrometazoa
  • micrometazoan
  • micrometer (the instrument)
  • micrometre, micrometer (the unit of length)
  • micromodule
  • micronodule
  • micronodular
  • microparasite
  • microparasitic
  • microparticle
    (rel-mid4)
  • microphenocryst
  • microphysics
  • micropulsation
  • micropower
  • microquantity
  • microrobot
  • microschizont
  • microskirt
  • microstylar
  • microtektite
  • microvegetation
  • microvesicle
  • microwave
  • microwire
  • microzone
    (rel-bottom)

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