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milliampere

[¦mil·ē′am‚pir]
(electricity)
A unit of current equal to one-thousandth of an ampere. Abbreviated mA.
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The on-chip RF transceiver enables wireless operation at among the lowest power consumption levels in the industry 3.5 milliamperes (mA) during reception and 4.3 mA during transmission at 0 dBm delivering substantially reduced power consumption that is essential for battery operated wireless devices.
After determining the peak torque, the current (milliamperes) that could elicit 50 percent of the peak torque was recorded for all subjects, and this was referred to as mA50%.
Electrical current on most outlet receptacles is rated at between 12,000 and 20,000 milliamperes (mA).
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has prohibited the use of radiographic X-ray machine with tube currents below 100 mA, or milliamperes, in diagnostic radiology in compliance with a new recommendation from the World Health Organization (WHO).
The pin was intermittently stimulated at 8 milliamperes (mA) during advancement to ensure that no neurologic structures were encountered.
However, a consumption between 15 and 100 milliamperes is normally assumed.
With all other technical factors (e.g., kilovolts, distance, time, etc.) held constant, patient radiation dose is directly proportional to the milliamperes (mA).
First, each CT scan is visually inspected by the data manager at the core CT lab for compliance with the protocol, including appropriate kilovolts (kVs), milliAmperes (mAs), reconstruction field of view, slice thickness and phase reconstructions, as well as radiation dose length product.
Key features of the instruments include a basic accuracy of 0.1% of reading, guaranteed accuracy over the entire measurement range (from 1% to 130%), a wide measurement range from standby power levels of a few milliamperes up to the 40A currents used in induction cookers, and flexibility to enable users to target different technical and commercial applications.
Consider that electroconvulsive therapy (ECT), which is used to treat depression and other psychiatric conditions, uses amperage in the brain ranging from 200 to 1600 milliamperes (mA).
The electrophoresis was conducted at 4[degrees]C for 30 minutes at 25 volts and 300 milliamperes. After this procedure, the slides were rinsed with a neutralizing buffer (tris-HCl 0.4 M, pH 7.5) for 15 minutes and dehydrated with methanol.
The Olson Signal has a luminous flux of 52 lumens at 350 milliamperes.