mg


milligram; milligrams.

Words nearby mg

Definition for mg (2 of 4)

Mg

Music.

left hand.

Origin of Mg

From the French word main gauche

Definition for mg (3 of 4)

Mg

Symbol, Chemistry.

Definition for mg (4 of 4)

MG

machine gun.
major general.
military government.
myasthenia gravis.
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British Dictionary definitions for mg (1 of 4)

mg1

symbol for

milligram

British Dictionary definitions for mg (2 of 4)

mg2

the internet domain name for

Madagascar

British Dictionary definitions for mg (3 of 4)

Mg

the chemical symbol for

magnesium

British Dictionary definitions for mg (4 of 4)

MG

abbreviation for

machine gun
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Medical definitions for mg (1 of 2)

mg

abbr.

milligram

Medical definitions for mg (2 of 2)

Mg

The symbol for the elementmagnesium
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Scientific definitions for mg (1 of 3)

mg

Abbreviation of milligram

Scientific definitions for mg (2 of 3)

Mg

The symbol for magnesium.

Scientific definitions for mg (3 of 3)

magnesium
[ măg-nēzē-əm ]

Mg

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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