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  1. A nutritional unit described as 1 gram of breast milk of specific nutritional components having a caloric value equivalent to 23 calorie.
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Historical Examples of nem

  • The day was named, however, and the preparations went on—nem.

    Stories by American Authors (Volume 4)

    Constance Fenimore Woolson

  • This amendment was so obviously proper, that the House concurred in it nem.

  • A song was called for by somebody; the motion was seconded and carried, nem.

    There She Blows!

    William Hussey Macy

  • There was no necessity of putting this proposition to the vote; it was carried by nem.

  • This was done, and the motion being put to the vote, it was carried, nem.

    Jack Harkaway in New York

    Bracebridge Hemyng