microcrith

Microcrith

Mi`cro*crith"\, n. [Micro- + crith.] (Chem.) The weight of the half hydrogen molecule, or of the hydrogen atom, taken as the standard in comparing the atomic weights of the elements; thus, an atom of oxygen weighs sixteen microcriths. See Crith. --J. P. Cooke.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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