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## gram

(g) [gram]
a unit of mass in the SI system; one thousandth of a kilogram. (See also Table of Weights and Measures in the Appendix and si units.)

## gram (g),

(gram), Avoid the incorrect abbreviations g., gm, and Gm.
A unit of weight in the metric or centesimal system, the equivalent of 15.432358 gr or 0.03527 avoirdupois ounce.

## gram

(g) (gram) a unit of mass in the SI system; one thousandth of a kilogram.

## gram (g, gm)

Etymology: L, gramma, small weight
a unit of mass in the metric system equal to 1/1000 kilogram, 15.432 grains, and 0.0353 ounce avoirdupois. 453.6 g = 1 lb. The preferred abbreviation is g.

## –gram

Vox populi The root form for something produced in a graphic format. See Angiogram, Nettergram, Scan.

## gram

(g) (gram)
A unit of weight in the metric or centesimal system, the equivalent of 15.432358 grains or 0.03527 avoirdupois ounce.

## gram

(g) (gram)
A unit of weight in the metric or centesimal system, the equivalent of 15.432358 gr or 0.03527 avoirdupois oz.

## gram (Gm, g),

n the basic unit of mass of the metric system. Equivalent to 15.432 gr.

## gram

1. the basic unit of mass (weight) of the metric system, being the equivalent of 15.432 grains; symbol g, sometimes abbreviated gm. See also Table 4.2 and si units.
2. see gram's stain.
3. see chickpea.

gram atomic weight
the same numerically as the atomic weight of an element but expressed in grams.
gram molecular weight
the same numerically as the molecular weight of the substance but expressed in grams.

Q. I get about 190 grams of protein a day. Is that too much protein? Have you ever seen a guy living only for food? No? Here I am. I get about 190 grams of protein a day. Is that too much protein? My weight is 183 pounds.

A. this is a good amount, just make sure that you get the majority of it from real foods and not from powders and bars.