hectogram


hec·to·gram

noun \ˈhek-tə-ˌgram\

Definition of HECTOGRAM

:  a unit of mass equal to 100 grams — see metric system table

Origin of HECTOGRAM

French hectogramme, from hect- + gramme gram
First Known Use: 1810

hec·to·gram

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of HECTOGRAM

: a metric unit of mass and weight equal to 100 grams

Variants of HECTOGRAM

hec·to·gram or chiefly British hec·to·gramme \ˈhek-tə-ˌgram\

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