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cen·ti·gram

 (sĕn′tĭ-grăm′)
n. Abbr. cg or cgm.
A metric unit of mass equal to one hundredth (10-2) of a gram.

centigram

(ˈsɛntɪˌɡræm) or

centigramme

n
(Units) one hundredth of a gram

cen•ti•gram

(ˈsɛn tɪˌgræm)

n.
1/100 of a gram, equivalent to 0.1543 grain. Abbr.: cg Also, esp. Brit.,cen′ti•gramme`.
[1795–1805; < French]

cen·ti·gram

(sĕn′tĭ-grăm′)
A unit of weight in the metric system equal to 0.01 gram. See Table at measurement.
Translations
senttigramma
centigramm
centigram

centigram

centigramme [ˈsentɪgræm] Ncentigramo m
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Well, at the end of ten days you would have taken a centigramme, at the end of twenty days, increasing another milligramme, you would have taken three hundred centigrammes; that is to say, a dose which you would support without inconvenience, and which would be very dangerous for any other person who had not taken the same precautions as yourself.
6 or 7 years later, a "sawbones" gave him the verdict and now, "for 5 weeks I have been taking four centigrammes of mercury and thirty-five centigrammes of potassium iodide a day, and I felt very well on it.