Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • abbreviation milligram

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In chem., the symbol for magnesium.
  • noun An abbreviation of milligram.

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  • noun metrology Symbol for the milligram, an SI unit of mass equal to 10−3 grams.

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  • noun a light silver-white ductile bivalent metallic element; in pure form it burns with brilliant white flame; occurs naturally only in combination (as in magnesite and dolomite and carnallite and spinel and olivine)
  • noun one thousandth (1/1,000) gram

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Examples

  • So breaking a 8mg sustained release tablet MAY be dangerous as the 4 mg is not released in a sustained manner.

    Kevin Drum's Turkish Bazaar, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • Now in Mexico, although I do not have the prices in front of me, the 10 mg is cheaper than what one pays in the states, but almost doubles for the 20 mg and almost doubles again for the 40 mg pill.

    Question regarding shipping prescriptions from USA

  • Coconut water's headiest claim is that it is rich in potassium: a typical serving offers 569 mg, which is almost twice the amount in a banana.

    Coconut Water: Myth Or Miracle?

  • After a few months the therapy was reduced to twice a month; after a few years, the antidepressant dosage was increased to 40 mg, which is normal because the body gets used to a certain dosage.

    Black Pain

  • After a few months the therapy was reduced to twice a month; after a few years, the antidepressant dosage was increased to 40 mg, which is normal because the body gets used to a certain dosage.

    Black Pain

  • After a few months the therapy was reduced to twice a month; after a few years, the antidepressant dosage was increased to 40 mg, which is normal because the body gets used to a certain dosage.

    Black Pain

  • After a few months the therapy was reduced to twice a month; after a few years, the antidepressant dosage was increased to 40 mg, which is normal because the body gets used to a certain dosage.

    Black Pain

  • Your multi may contain only 90 mg, which is the new DV.

    Fat is Not Your Fate

  • Your multi may contain only 90 mg, which is the new DV.

    Fat is Not Your Fate

  • Parsley is high in vitamin C - 3.5 ounces contain 133 mg, which is more than double the recommended daily allowance.

    theleafchronicle.com - Local News

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  • Mg. Chemical symbol for Magnesium.

    December 16, 2007