Definition of milligram in English:


Syllabification: mil·li·gram
Pronunciation: /ˈmiləˌgram
(British 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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