nanogram

noun nano·gram \ˈna-nə-ˌgram\

Definition of nanogram

  1. :  one billionth of a gram

Origin and Etymology of nanogram

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1951


Medical Dictionary

nanogram

noun nano·gram

Medical Definition of nanogram

  1. :  one billionth of a gram—abbreviation ng

Variants of nanogram

or chiefly British

nanogramme

\ˈnan-ə-ˌgram\play

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