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A unit of mass equal to one thousandth (10-3) of a milligram or one millionth (10-6) of a gram.


(Units) one millionth of a gram


(ˈmaɪ krəˌgræm)

a unit of mass or weight equal to one millionth of a gram. Symbol:μg
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Noun1.microgram - one millionth (1/1,000,000) gram
metric weight unit, weight unit - a decimal unit of weight based on the gram
mg, milligram - one thousandth (1/1,000) gram
nanogram, ng - one billionth (1/1,000,000,000) gram


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Known PPAR-alpha (creatinine increase) and gamma-related effects (edema, haemodilution, and weight gain) were seen in a dose-dependent manner of which the incidence of edema for the 150 microgram aleglitazar dose was similar to placebo and numerically less than with pioglitazone, and body weight gain was numerically less than with pioglitazone.
When it started back in 1967, Microgram was a few typewritten pages in which chemists shared lab techniques for analyzing and identifying the drugs that were showing up on the street.
Patients were between 18 and 65 years old with relapsing MS (McDonald criteria) and had received Rebif(R), 44 microgram three times weekly, consistently for 12 weeks or more prior to screening.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reduced the lead level "of concern" for children from 30 micrograms to 10 micrograms per deciliter of blood, but the suggest that even levels below 10 present a health risk, providing the first evidence that lead levels that low may impair kidney function.
Two strengths of the multidose cartridge, 132 micrograms (three doses of 44 micrograms) and 66 micrograms (three doses of 22 micrograms), were approved by the European Medicines Agency (EMEA) in January 2009.
Data now suggest that lead affects development of kids' thinking skills at concentrations below 10 micrograms per deciliters ([micro]g/dl) of blood.
After a recent comprehensive review of the scientific evidence, EPA's panel of expert scientists recommended that concentrations of fine PM be lowered from the current acceptable level of 15 micrograms per cubic meter of air to 13 micrograms or 14 micrograms.
The MicroGRAM was introduced in 2011 and its extraordinary 90% size reduction over its predecessor means that equipment such as small UAS, handheld radios, ruggedized field computers, laser range finders and gun sights can now be equipped with secure GPS capability.
Results showed AMG531 was well-tolerated and capable of increasing platelet counts in patients with ITP when doses equivalent to >1 microgram per kilogram were given.
One microgram of GE2 per milliliter of growing medium cut histamine release by about hall, and 10 micrograms per milliliter cut it by an average of 84%, compared to untreated cells.
Rockwell Collins declared that AeroVironment has chosen its MicroGRAM GPS receiver for the Wasp AE small unmanned aircraft system, allowing secure, jam-resistant GPS capability to a micro UAV for the first time.
27 per microgram - with a dose of Aranesp equaling 200 micrograms - from this year's $2.