centimeter

Pronunciation: (SEN-tih-MEE-ter)

A measure of length in the metric system. There are 100 centimeters in a meter and 2½ centimeters in an inch.

Source: NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

Caption: Pea, peanut, walnut, and lime show tumor sizes.

2004-01-23 Date last modified: 2007-02-12