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Micron Definition

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Definition: A micron is a unit of length equivalent to a millionth of a meter. 1 micron = 1 μm = 10-6 m
Also Known As: micrometer, micrometre, μm
Examples:
Red blood cells are approximately 10 microns in diameter. Human hair is between 10 and 100 microns in diameter.

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