Definition of milligram in English:


Line breaks: milli|gram
Pronunciation: /ˈmɪlɪɡram
(also milligramme, abbreviation: mg)


One thousandth of a gram.
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  • 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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