microgram
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: circa 1890 one millionth of a gram — see metric system table

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  • microgram — MICROGRÁM, micrograme, s.n. Unitate de măsură a masei egală cu o milionime de gram; gama (3). – Din fr. microgramme. Trimis de LauraGellner, 30.05.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  MICROGRÁM s. v. gama. Trimis de siveco, 13.09.2007. Sursa: Sinonime … …   Dicționar Român

  • microgram — ► NOUN ▪ one millionth of a gram …   English terms dictionary

  • microgram — [mī′krō gram΄] n. 1. one millionth of a gram: symbol, μg 2. MICROGRAPH (sense 2) …   English World dictionary

  • Microgram — In the metric system, a microgram (µg or mcg) is a unit of mass equal to one millionth (1/1,000,000) of a gram (1 × 10−6), or 1/1000 of a milligram. It is one of the smallest units of mass (or weight) commonly used. The symbol µg (mu g) conforms… …   Wikipedia

  • microgram — n. [Gr. mikros, small; gramma, small weight] One thousandth of a gram …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • microgram — microgram1 /muy kreuh gram /, n. a unit of mass or weight equal to one millionth of a gram, used chiefly in microchemistry. Symbol: µg Also, esp. Brit., microgramme. [1885 90; MICRO + GRAM2] microgram2 /muy kreuh gram /, n. micrograph (def. 2).… …   Universalium

  • microgram — noun A unit of mass equal to 0.000 001 grams. Symbol: μg or mcg …   Wiktionary

  • microgram — One millionth of a gram. * * * mi·cro·gram mī krə .gram n 1) one millionth of a gram 2) MICROGRAPH (1) * * * n. one millionth of a gram. Symbol: µg. * * * mi·cro·gram (μg) (miґkro gram″) a unit of mass, being one millionth (10−6) …   Medical dictionary

  • microgram — mi|cro|gram Mot Agut Nom masculí …   Diccionari Català-Català

  • micrográm — s. n. (sil. cro gram), pl. micrográme; simb. µg …   Romanian orthography

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