Definition of milligram in English:

milligram

Syllabification: mil·li·gram
Pronunciation: /ˈmiləˌgram
 
/
(British also milligramme
, abbreviation: mg)

noun

One thousandth of a gram.
More example sentences
  • Dietary labels and guidelines, however, use milligrams, grams, and liters.
  • The researchers used a dose of either 0.8 or 8 milligrams per kilogram of an animal's body weight.
  • The milk from the organic, grain-fed cows had only 5 milligrams of CLA per gram.

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