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Nanoparticle

Definition:

Particle with one or more dimensions of the order of about 100 millionth of a millimetre (100 nm) or less.

(Note: In the SCENIHR  opinion on the appropriateness of existing methodologies to assess the potential risks associated with engineered and adventitious products of nanotechnologies, nanoparticles are considered to have two or more dimensions at the nanoscale)

Source: GreenFacts

Related words:

Nanomaterial - Nanometre - Nanoscale - Nanoscience - Nanostructure - Nanotechnology

Translation(s):

Deutsch: Nanopartikel
Español: Nanopartícula
Français: Nanoparticule

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