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dram

 (ʒ) (dr) [dram]
a unit of weight which, in the apothecaries' system, equals 60 grains, or ⅛ounce; in the avoirdupois system it equals 27.34 grains, or ¹⁄₁₆ounce.
fluid dram (fl dr) a unit of capacity (liquid measure) of the apothecaries' system, being 60 minims, or the equivalent of 3.697 mL. In Great Britain, it is the imperial fluid dram and is equivalent to 3.55 mL. See also Table of Weights and Measures in the Appendix.

flu·id·rachm

, fluidram (flū'id-ram'), Avoid the misspellings fluid dram and fluiddram.
A measure of capacity: 1/8 of a fluidounce; a teaspoonful. The imperial fluidrachm contains 54.8 grains of distilled water, and equals 3.55 mL; the U.S. fluidrachm contains 57.1 grains of distilled water and equals 3.70 mL.

flu·i·dram

(flū'i-dram')
A measure of capacity: 1/8 of a fluid ounce; a teaspoonful. The imperial fluidram contains 54.8 grains of distilled water, and equals 3.55 mL; the U.S. fluidram contains 57.1 grains of distilled water and equals 3.70 mL.
Compare: dram

flu·id·rachm

, fluidram (flū'id-ram') Avoid the misspellings fluid dram and fluiddram.
A measure of capacity: 1/8 of a fluidounce; a teaspoonful.