"Metric System" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A system of units used in scientific work throughout the world and employed in general commercial transactions and engineering applications. Its units of length, time, and mass are the meter, second, and kilogram respectively, or decimal multiples and submultiples thereof. ( McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed)
- Metric System
- Metric Systems
- System, Metric
- Systems, Metric
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