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 (dL) [des´ĭ-le″ter]
one tenth (10−1) of a liter; 100 milliliters.
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Abbreviation for deciliter.
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Abbreviation for deciliter.
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Deciliter (dL)

100 cubic centimeters (cc).
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Lead levels of 10 micrograms per decilitre caused almost three times higher levels of antisocial behaviour and also hyperactivity.
In comparison, those who skipped breakfast had a lead concentration of 7.2 micrograms per decilitre. Lead poisoning, defined as a blood lead level of 10 micrograms or higher, was identified in 8% of children with a regular breakfast habit and 10% of breakfast-skipping children.
RIGA -- In the first quarter of 2016, beer production in Latvia dropped 16 per cent year-on-year to 1.537 million decilitres, the Excise Goods Administration of the Latvian State Revenue Service (VID) reported.
Pathologist Dr Alan Rees said a post- mortem examination showed there were 481 milligrams of alcohol in 100 decilitres of blood which, he said 'was enough to result in death even in those accustomed to drinking'.