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milligram

noun mil·li·gram \-ˌgram\

: a weight equal to 1/1000 gram

Full Definition of MILLIGRAM

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Origin of MILLIGRAM

French milligramme, from milli- + gramme gram
First Known Use: 1797
MILLIGRAM Defined for Kids

milligram

noun mil·li·gram \ˈmi-lə-ˌgram\

Definition of MILLIGRAM for Kids

:  a unit of weight equal to 1/1000 gram
Medical Dictionary

milligram

noun mil·li·gram

Medical Definition of MILLIGRAM

:  one thousandth of a gram—abbreviation mg

Variants of MILLIGRAM

mil·li·gram or chiefly British mil·li·gramme \-ˌgram\

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