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microgram

 (μg) [mi´kro-gram]
one millionth (10−6) of a gram.

mi·cro·gram (γ, mcg),

(mī'krō-gram), It is recommended that, in handwritten material and in computer work, this word be written in full, because both human beings and computers may misread the abbreviation μg as mg and the abbreviation γ as g. Alternatively the abbreviation mcg may be used.
One millionth of a gram.

microgram

/mi·cro·gram/ (μg) (mi´kro-gram) one millionth (10−6) of a gram.

microgram (μg, mcg)

[mī′krəgram]
a unit of measurement of mass equal to one millionth (10-6) of a gram. See also gram.

mi·cro·gram

(mcg) (mī'krō-gram)
One millionth of a gram.

mi·cro·gram

(mī'krō-gram)
One millionth of a gram.

microgram

one-millionth (10−6) gram, or one-thousandth (10−3) milligram; abbreviated μg.
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In these trials, a single dose of the vaccine containing 15 micrograms of the influenza hemagglutinin molecule-the main target of the protective antibody response-was found to be well tolerated and induced a strong immune response in most participants.
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