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millimeter

also written as mm. A metric measure of length that is 1/1000 of a meter. 10 mm equals 1 centimeter, and 1,000 mm equals a meter. It takes about 25 mm (or 2.5 cm) to equal 1 inch. See also centimeter, meter.

Microwaves, Radio Waves, and Other Types of ...

... The scanners currently used by the TSA use millimeter wave imaging.
These scanners send out a small amount of millimeter ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancercauses/radiationexposureandcancer/radiofrequency-radiation

How is retinoblastoma staged?

... Small tumors (3 millimeters [mm] across or less) that are only in the retina and
are not near important structures such as the optic disk (where the ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/retinoblastoma/detailedguide/retinoblastoma-staging

Prominent US Radiology Association Says Airport Body ...

... Low-radiation technology. Whole body scanners use one of 2 types of scanning
technology: millimeter wave or backscatter technology. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/news/news/prominent-us-radiology-association-says-airport-body-scanners-safe-update

Signs and symptoms of melanoma skin cancer

... It can be round or oval. Moles are generally less than 6 millimeters (about
¼ inch) across (about the width of a pencil eraser). ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/skincancer-melanoma/detailedguide/melanoma-skin-cancer-signs-and-symptoms

Prognostic factors in childhood leukemia (ALL or AML)

... White blood cell (WBC) count: Children with ALL who have especially high
WBC counts (greater than 50,000 cells per cubic millimeter) when they ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/leukemiainchildren/detailedguide/childhood-leukemia-prognostic-factors

What should I look for? | American Cancer Society

... It can be round or oval. Moles are generally less than 6 millimeters (about
¼ inch) across (about the width of a pencil eraser). ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancercauses/sunanduvexposure/skincancerpreventionandearlydetection/skin-cancer-prevention-and-early-detection-what-to-look-for

What should I look for? | American Cancer Society

... It can be round or oval. Moles are generally less than 6 millimeters (about
¼ inch) across (about the width of a pencil eraser). ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/skincancer-melanoma/moreinformation/skincancerpreventionandearlydetection/skin-cancer-prevention-and-early-detection-what-to-look-for

Cancer Glossary

... It takes about 39.37 inches (or 100 centimeters) to equal 1 meter. See also
centimeter, millimeter. ... millimeter Search. also written as mm. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancerglossary/index.aspx?letter=m

Other sources of man-made radiation

... The other type of body scanner is based on millimeter wave technology.
Neither millimeter wave scanners nor metal detectors ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancercauses/radiationexposureandcancer/xraysgammaraysandcancerrisk/x-rays-gamma-rays-and-cancer-risk-other-man-made-sources

Types of transfusions

... cells. A normal platelet count is about 150,000 to 400,000 platelets
per cubic millimeter (mm 3 ), depending on the lab. ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/treatmenttypes/bloodproductdonationandtransfusion/blood-transfusion-and-donation-types-of-transfusions