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milliampere

[mil-ee-am-peer, -am-peer] /ˌmɪl iˈæm pɪər, -æmˈpɪər/
noun, Electricity
1.
a unit of electric current equal to one thousandth of an ampere.
Abbreviation: mA.
Origin
1890-1895
1890-95; < French; see milli-, ampere
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milliampere in Medicine

milliampere mil·li·am·pere (mĭl'ē-ām'pēr)
n.

Abbr. mA A unit of current that is equal to one thousandth (10-3) of an ampere.

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