The Micromillimetre


PROF. RÜCKER'S note in NATURE, of February 23 (p. 388) induces me to ventilate a suggestion in nomenclature which, among other advantages, might reconcile the practice of botanists and biologists with the C.G.S. system by leading to the disuse of the prefixes mega- and micro- in favour of self-significant prefixes.

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HAYWARD, R. The Micromillimetre. Nature 37, 437–438 (1888).

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