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  • n. one-thousandth of an equivalent


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  • A meq is a milliequivalent which is an expression of concentration of substance per liter of solution, calculated by dividing the concentration in milligrams per 100 milliliters by the molecular weight.

    Articles of Health

  • An arterial blood gas on 100 percentoxygen revealed a pH 7.39, pO2 36.8 mm Hg, pCO2 36.8 mm Hg, HCO3 20.6 meq/L.


  • Portions of the southern boundary of ecoregion 50 roughly correspond to the southernmost extent of lakes with alkalinity values less than 400 meq/l (Omernik and Griffith 1986).

    Ecoregions of Wisconsin (EPA)

  • An analysis of soil nutrients is often expressed in terms of milliequivalents per 100 g of soil (meq/100 g).

    Chapter 3

  • The most productive sites had at least 19-26 cm of well-drained topsoil with at least 3-8% organic matter and an exchangeable potassium of 0.36 meq/100

    Chapter 8

  • However, soils with C. low as 4 or 5 meq/100 g can grow irrigated crops provided that sufficient fertilizer is applied and that the interval between irrigations is short.

    Chapter 9

  • The "1: 1" clays such as kaolinite have C. E.C.of 10 to 15 meq/100 g.

    Chapter 9

  • C.lloidal organic matter (humus) has C. E.C.of up to 200 meq/100 g.

    Chapter 9

  • The sum of all the negative charged sites on clay and organic matter in a soil is called the Cation Exchange Capacity (CEC) and is expressed as meq/100 g.

    1.1 The role and purpose of irrigation

  • The CEC is expressed in milliequivalents per 100 grams (meq/100g) of soil.

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