- milligram; milligrams.
- left hand.
Origin of Mg
From the French word main gauche
- machine gun.
- major general.
- military government.
- myasthenia gravis.
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Keep in mind that the average person consumes 3,400 mg of sodium a day, which is significantly higher than suggested.The Truth About Salt: Should You Shake the Habit?
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Coffee and dark chocolate both have 1000 mg of polyphenols per serving.
We like to imagine that red wine is healthy because it has 44 mg of polyphenols per glass.
MG: There is a whole team; there is a whole team of people that work with us.Aussie DJ's in Tragic Suicide Prank: Full Text of Their Emotional First Interview
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She found herself feeling the need to take five 30 mg Adderall at once to finish a post, she says.The Girl Who Wrote About Drugs: Cat Marnell on Vice, Addiction & More
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The creatinine was estimated in two cases and was found to be 2.0 mg.Scurvy Past and Present
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Eight experiments were performed, in which from 236 to 252 mg per kilo were given.
All the others (which were Belgian hares) received from 236 to 252 mg per kilo.
Rabbit 78, which received 257 mg per kilo, failed to show any symptoms.
No symptoms having been observed, 125 mg per kilo were given.
- machine gun
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- The symbol for the elementmagnesium
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- Abbreviation of milligram
- The symbol for magnesium.
- A lightweight, moderately hard, silvery-white metallic element of the alkaline-earth group that burns with an intense white flame. It is an essential component of chlorophyll and is used in lightweight alloys, flash photography, and fireworks. Atomic number 12; atomic weight 24.305; melting point 649°C; boiling point 1,090°C; specific gravity 1.74 (at 20°C); valence 2. See Periodic Table.
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