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grain

 [grān]
1. a seed, especially of a cereal plant.
2. the smallest unit in the apothecaries' and avoirdupois systems, equal to 0.065 of a gram; abbreviated gr.

grain

(grān),
1. One of the cereal plants, or its seed.
2. A hard, minute particle of any substance, for example, sand.
3. A unit of weight equivalent to 0.064799 grain [For other equivalents, see appendix, Weights and Measures].
4. A macroscopically visible cluster of organisms living in tissue of patients with actinomycosis or mycetoma.
5. A particle of a silver halide in a photographic emulsion.
[L. granum]

grain

(1) An obsolete, non-SI (International System) unit of weight formerly used by pharmacists, equal to 0.0648 g. 
(2) A nonspecific term for any granule particle (e.g., a psammoma body), seen by light microscopy; the term is no longer used in pathology.
(3) A cereal plant—e.g., barley, oat, wheat—or seed thereof.

grain

(gr) (grān)
1. Cereal plants (e.g., corn, wheat, or rye), or a seed of one of them.
2. A minute, hard particle of any substance, as of sand.
3. A unit of weight, 1/60 dram (apoth. or troy), 1/437.5 avoirdupois ounce, 1/480 troy ounce, 1/5760 troy pound, 1/7000 avoirdupois pound; the equivalent of 0.064799 gram.
[L. granum]

grain

(gr) (grān)
1. One of the cereal plants, or its seed.
2. A hard, minute particle of any substance, e.g., sand.
3. The grain is obsolete as a unit in dentistry, medicine, pharmacy, and nursing. Avoid abbreviationgr, which is subject to frequent misinterpretation. A unit of weight equivalent to 64.79 mg.
4. A particle of a silver halide in a photographic emulsion.
[L. granum]

Patient discussion about grain

Q. What and how much intake should I have 1. Vegetables, 2. Fruits and whole grain… I am 21 years old and would like to know that in order to get the required fiber per day what and how much intake should I have 1. Vegetables, 2. Fruits and whole grain…

A. actually men under 50 should have 38 grams a day of fiber. here is a nice article about fiber consuming and a list of foods that contain fiber and the amount of it:
http://www.mayoclinic.com/print/fiber/NU00033/METHOD=print

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Armstrong R, Halpin N, McCosker K, Standley J, Lisle A (1996) Applying nitrogen to grain sorghum in central Queensland: residual value and effect of fallowing and tillage practice.
Day, "Effects of fermentation by yeast and amylolytic lactic acid bacteria on grain sorghum protein content and digestibility," Theses and Dissertations 1843, http://scholarworks.uark.edu/etd/1843, 2016.
Based on results of this study, it could be concluded that there was a wide range of genetic variability detected among the grain sorghum genotypes for drought tolerance.
Damage to grain sorghum by southern green stink bug, conchuela, and leaffooted bug.
According to a report on the USGC website, the grain sorghum will be utilized by Egypt's Dakahlia Poultry Co., the third largest vertically integrated poultry operation in that country, said Chris Corry, USGC senior director of international operations, who outlined the market-building activity.
Grain sorghum, a drought-hardy feed grain in the US and a staple food in Africa and South Asia, can be hybridized with the perennial species Sorghum halepense.
3) Evolved Harvest's Maximize contains Forage Soybeans, Grain Sorghum, Ebony Peas, and Sunflowers.
The grain sorghum is grown in the United States, Africa, southern Europe, Central America and Southern Asia.
Grain sorghum producers and users have used corn futures for years employing this concept.
([dagger]) Coastal Bermuda Grass (Cynodon dactylon (L.) Pers.), grain sorghum (Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench.), corn (Zea maize L.), and cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.).
Last year, however, University of Nebraska researchers lowered non-HDL cholesterol in hamsters by as much as 69 percent over four weeks by adding a lipid extract of grain sorghum to their food.