international unit

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English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • IU (abbreviation)

Noun[edit]

international unit (plural international units)

  1. A particular, minute unit of mass, defined differently for different substances, but so that varying substances of the same general type have the property that one international unit of the one has the same effect on the human body as one international unit of the other.

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