[ des-uh-lee-ter ]
/ ˈdɛs əˌli tər /
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a unit of capacity equal to 1/10 (0.1) liter (about 3.38 U.S. fluid ounces). Abbreviation: dl
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Also especially British, dec·i·li·tre .
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A benchmark level of 5 micrograms per deciliter of blood or greater is a signal to take action.Nearly half a million U.S. children missed out on lead tests in early 2020|Aimee Cunningham|February 4, 2021|Science News
The actual cortisol levels are between 0 and 1 micrograms per deciliter.Puberty can repair the brain’s stress responses after hardship early in life|Esther Landhuis|August 28, 2020|Science News