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Dictionary of Cancer Terms

View in Spanish: Milímetro

Millimeter (MIH-luh-MEE-ter)
A measure of length in the metric system. A millimeter is one thousandth of a meter. There are 25 millimeters in an inch.



 
 
Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.