micro- meaning

  • Micro (symbol µ) is a unit prefix in the metric system denoting a factor of 10−6 (one millionth). Confirmed in 1960, the prefix comes from the Greek μικρός (mikrós), meaning "small".
  • The symbol for the prefix comes from the Greek letter μ (mu). It is the only SI prefix which uses a character not from the Latin alphabet.
  • Examples:
  • The size of the influenza virus is about 0.8 to 1.2 micrometres.
  • Typical bacteria are 1 to 10 micrometres in diameter. Eukaryotic cells are typically 10 to 100 micrometres in diameter.
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    Definition of micro- in English Dictionary

  • PrefixPREmicro-
    1. Very small.
      1. organism → microorganism
    2. (metric units) One millionth.
      1. gram → microgram
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Morphemes
      • Prefixes
    Related Links:
    1. fr micro-
    2. en micro-amp
    3. en micro-ohm
    4. en micro-volt
    5. fr micro-puce
    Source: Wiktionary

    Meaning of micro- for the defined word.

    Grammatically, this word "micro-" is a morpheme, more specifically, a prefixe.
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