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Hyphens.  

Lauren Fischer and Paul Frank

in AMA Manual of Style: A Guide for Authors and Editors (11th edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 2020
Published Online: 
Feb 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/jama/9780190246556.003.0017.022.0015
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A hyphen is used to join 2 spelled-out units of measure. pascal-second person-years pack-years Note: Capitalization for the above examples follows the style for temporary hyphenated compounds (see 10.2.2, Hyphenated Compounds) and appears as “Person-Years” in a title. A hyphen is used to join a unit of measure and the number associated with it when the combination is used as an adjective (...

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