What does micro- mean?

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  1. micro-(Prefix)

    Very small.

    uE000107951uE001 microorganism

  2. micro-(Prefix)

    One millionth.

    uE000107952uE001 microgram

  3. Origin: From μικρός.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Micro-

    alt. of Micr-


  1. Micro-

    Micro is a prefix in the metric system denoting a factor of 10-6. Confirmed in 1960, the prefix comes from the Greek μικρός, meaning "small". The symbol for the prefix comes from the Greek letter μ. It is the only SI prefix which uses a character not from the Latin alphabet.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of micro- in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of micro- in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Mindy Morris:

    Survival rates (among micro preemies) have been improving, so they may survive to discharge. But then growing up as children they have a lot of complications.

  2. Mangku Puseh Juga:

    This sacrifice is symbolic of the character of human beings - greed, laziness, stupidity and anger, the main goal is (to) balance the macro world of nature and the micro world within each human.

  3. Ana Paula D'Alincourt Carvalho Assef:

    There is the risk of contracting diseases, which are not more serious that those caused by other micro-organisms, the problem is that in case of infection it is possible that treatment involves hospitalization.

  4. Mickey Mehta:

    We should integrate ourselves at every level from micro to macro of mind body and spirit, only then we can have integrity as integrity can only be born out of unison and wholeness so integrate and MickeyMize your life.

  5. Independent Australian Senator Nick Xenophon:

    The problem that we have in Australia and around the world is that where you have ball-by-ball betting, micro-betting, it's an invitation for corruption and corrupt practices because it's very easy to fix a particular micro-event within a game such as tennis.

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