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milligram

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noun mil·li·gram \-ˌgram\

Simple Definition of milligram

  • : a weight equal to 1/1000 gram

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of milligram

Origin and Etymology of milligram

French milligramme, from milli- + gramme gram


First Known Use: 1797


MILLIGRAM Defined for Kids

milligram

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noun mil·li·gram \ˈmi-lə-ˌgram\

Definition of milligram for Students

  1. :  a unit of weight equal to 1/1000 gram




Medical Dictionary

milligram

noun mil·li·gram

Medical Definition of milligram

  1. :  one thousandth of a gram—abbreviation mg



Variants of milligram

or chiefly British

milligramme

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