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microampere

[mahy-kroh-am-peer, -am-peer] /ˌmaɪ kroʊˈæm pɪər, -æmˈpɪər/
noun, Electricity
1.
a unit of electric current, equal to one millionth of an ampere. Symbol: μA.
Origin
1900-1905
1900-05; micro- + ampere
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