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Micron

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A unit to describe a measure of length, equal to one millionth of a meter. A linear measure equal to one millionth of a meter, or .00003937 inch. The symbol for the micron is the Greek letter “µ”. The smallest particle visible to the human eye is 40 microns. Most types of bacteria range from 0.05 to 10.0 microns in size.

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