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mil·li·gram

 (mĭl′ĭ-grăm′)
n. Abbr. mg
A unit of mass equal to one thousandth (10-3) of a gram. See Table at measurement.

milligram

(ˈmɪlɪˌɡræm) or

milligramme

n
(Units) one thousandth of a gram. Symbol: mg
[C19: from French]

mil•li•gram

(ˈmɪl ɪˌgræm)

n.
a unit of mass or weight equal to 1/1000 of a gram, and equivalent to 0.0154 grain. Abbr.: mg Also, esp. Brit.,mil′li•gramme`.
[1800–10; < French milligramme.]

mil·li·gram

(mĭl′ĭ-grăm′)
A unit of mass or weight in the metric system equal to 0.001 gram. See Table at measurement.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.milligram - one thousandth (1/1,000) grammilligram - one thousandth (1/1,000) gram  
metric weight unit, weight unit - a decimal unit of weight based on the gram
mcg, microgram - one millionth (1/1,000,000) gram
metric grain, grain - a weight unit used for pearls or diamonds: 50 mg or 1/4 carat
Translations
مليغرام
miligram
milligram
milligramma
mgマイクログラム
miligramas
miligrams
miligram
0.001 grammilligram
miligam

milligram

milligramme [ˈmɪlɪgræm] Nmiligramo m

milligram

[ˈmɪligræm] milligramme (British) nmilligramme m

milligram

milligramme [ˈmɪlɪˌgræm] nmilligrammo

milligram

(ˈmiligram) noun
(abbreviation mg) a thousandth (= 1,000th) of a gram.

milligram

n miligramo
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