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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Measurement
milligrammil‧li‧gram (also milligramme British English) /ˈmɪləɡræm/ noun [countable] (written abbreviation mg)  TMa unit for measuring weight. There are 1,000 milligrams in one gram.
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milligramHealth agencies continue to recommend the 300 milligram per day limit, and it is required on food labels.At the moment protein A is so scarce it costs between £5 and £10 a milligram.Halcion was first sold in this country in 1982 at dosages up to half a milligram for 14 days use.
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