microgram

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[mahy-kruh-gram]
Also especially British, mi·cro·gramme.

Origin of microgram

1
First recorded in 1885–90; micro- + -gram2

microgram

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[mahy-kruh-gram]

Origin of microgram

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Examples from the Web for microgram

Historical Examples of microgram

  • It was balanced to a microgram—to a millionth of the combined weight of three aspirin tablets.

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    Murray Leinster


microgram in Medicine

microgram

[mīkrə-grăm′]
n.
  1. A unit of weight equal to one-millionth (10-6) of a gram.
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