Dictionary: A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z


[mil-i-gram] /ˈmɪl ɪˌgræm/

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

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

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


Read Also:

  • Milligram-hour

    [mil-i-gram-ouuh r, -ou-er] /ˈmɪl ɪˌgræmˌaʊər, -ˌaʊ ər/ noun, Radiotherapy. 1. a unit of measure for a dose of radium expressed as the amount of radiation received by exposure to one milligram of radium for one hour.

  • Millihelen

    unit, humour The amount of beauty required to launch one ship. (2002-03-19)

  • Millihenry

    [mil-uh-hen-ree] /ˈmɪl əˌhɛn ri/ noun, plural millihenries, millihenrys. Electricity. 1. a unit of inductance equal to one thousandth of a . Abbreviation: mH, mh.

  • Millilambert

    [mil-uh-lam-bert] /ˈmɪl əˌlæm bərt/ noun, Optics. 1. a unit of luminance equal to one thousandth of a . Abbreviation: mL.

Disclaimer: Milligram definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.