[ mil-uh-vohlt ]
/ ˈmɪl əˌvoʊlt /
a unit of electromotive force equal to one thousandth of a volt. Abbreviation: mV, mv
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Medical definitions for millivolt
[ mĭl′ə-vōlt′ ]
A unit of potential difference equal to one thousandth (10-3) of a volt.
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