base unit

of measurement
Unit of measurement of a @B00609@ in a given system of quantities. By international agreement, a set of seven dimensionally independent units form the SI base units: the @M03884@, @K03391@, @S05513@, @A00300@, @K03374@, @M03980@ and @C00787@.
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PAC, 1996, 68, 957. (Glossary of terms in quantities and units in Clinical Chemistry (IUPAC-IFCC Recommendations 1996)) on page 963 [Terms] [Paper]