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 (mg) [mil´ĭ-gram]
one thousandth (10−3) of a gram.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

mil·li·gram (mg),

(mil'i-gram), Avoid the incorrect abbreviation mgm.
One thousandth of a gram.
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(mg) (mil'i-gram)
One thousandth of a gram.
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