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derived unit

(in physics, chemistry, etc.) a unit derived from fundamental units of length, mass, and time. Unabridged
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  • But a whole blood-derived unit of plasma has approximately ten to the seventh.
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derived unit

a unit of measurement obtained by multiplication or division of the base units of a system without the introduction of numerical factors
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