decigram

noun deci·gram \ ˈde-sə-ˌgram \

Definition of decigram

: a unit of mass equal to ¹/₁₀ gram — see Metric System Table

Origin and Etymology of decigram

French décigramme, from déci- + gramme gram


Medical Dictionary

decigram

noun deci·gram
variants: also British decigramme play \ˈdes-ə-ˌgram\

medical Definition of decigram

: a metric unit of mass and weight equal to ¹/₁₀ gram

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