milliroentgen etymology

English word milliroentgen comes from English roentgen (Alternative form of röntgen.), English milli-

Detailed word origin of milliroentgen

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
roentgen English (eng) Alternative form of röntgen.
milli- English (eng) In the International System of Units and other metric systems of units, one-thousandth of the unit to which it is prefixed; that is, multiplying the unit to which it is attached by 10-3. Symbol: m.. Thousand; one-thousandth.
milliroentgen English (eng) A unit of exposure to ionizing radiation, one thousandth of a roentgen.

Words with the same origin as milliroentgen

Descendants of milli-
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