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atomic mass m a

Rest mass of an atom in its ground state. The commonly used unit is the unified atomic mass unit.
PAC, 1996, 68, 957 (Glossary of terms in quantities and units in Clinical Chemistry (IUPAC-IFCC Recommendations 1996)) on page 962
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