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milliliter

 (mL) [mil´ĭ-le″ter]
one thousandth (10−3) of a liter.

mil·li·li·ter (ml, mL, mL),

(mil'i-lē'tĕr), The abbreviation mL is preferred to ml because the lowercase l can be mistaken for the numeral 1.
One thousandth of a liter.

milliliter

/mil·li·li·ter/ (mL) (-le″ter) one thousandth (10−3) of a liter.

milliliter (mL)

[-lē′tər]
Etymology: L, mille + Fr, litre, a measure
a metric unit of volume that is one thousandth (10-3) of a liter, or 1 cm3.

mil·li·li·ter

(mL, ml) (mil'i-lē'tĕr)
One thousandth of a liter.
Synonym(s): millilitre.

milliliter (miˈ·l·lēˑ·ter),

n a metric unit of measure defined as one thousandth (.001) of a liter and written as ml. See also liter.

mil·li·li·ter

(mL, ml) (mil'i-lē'tĕr)
One thousandth of a liter.
Synonym(s): millilitre.

milliliter (ml) (mil´ilē´tur),

n the preferred unit of volume used in prescription writing. It is based on the fundamental unit, the liter. One liter equals 1000 milliliters. In prescriptions the abbreviations ml and cc are often used interchangeably because they are so nearly equal.

milliliter

one-thousandth (10−3) of a liter; abbreviated ml.