Milligram



[mil-i-gram] /ˈmɪl ɪˌgræm/

noun
1.
a unit of mass or weight equal to one thousandth of a gram, and equivalent to 0.0154 grain.
Abbreviation: mg.
/ˈmɪlɪˌɡræm/
noun
1.
one thousandth of a gram mg
n.

also milligramme, 1802, from French milligramme; see milli- + gram.

milligram mil·li·gram (mĭl’ĭ-grām’)
n.
Abbr. mg
A metric unit of mass equal to one thousandth (10-3) of a gram.
milligram
(mĭl’ĭ-grām’)
A unit of mass or weight in the metric system equal to 0.001 gram. See Table at measurement.

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