milli-(m-) From the Latin mille, meaning ‘one thousand’, a prefix meaning ‘one-thousandth’ (e.g. a ‘milli-equivalent’ is one-thousandth of an equivalent weight). Attached to SI units it denotes the unit 10−3.
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