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milligram

, milligramme
one thousandth of a gram.

milligram

[′mil·ə‚gram]
(mechanics)
A unit of mass equal to one-thousandth of a gram. Abbreviated mg.
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In one trial, Praluent drove LDL cholesterol below 25 milligrammes per deciliter.
La dose est de 2 milligrammes par kilogramme de poids sans depasser 60mg par jour.
He also had 121 milligrammes of alcohol per 100 millilitres of blood, the legal drink-drive limit being 80.
Wheeler, of Goodyear Crescent, Sherburn Road, Durham, is alleged to have consumed so much alcohol that he had 97 milligrammes in 100 millilitres of blood.
Police say Ronnie Ramsay (39) was caught with 100 milligrammes of heroin during a police search outside a supermarket on the Indonesian resort island of Bali.
At present the level stands at 80 milligrammes of alcohol per 100 millilitres of blood.
The court has been told that hours after the fatal crash Herbert underwent a blood test which showed he had a minimum of 20 milligrammes per 100 millilitres of alcohol in his blood.
Post-mortem tests revealed Jack had an ecstasy level of 10,420 milligrammes per litre of blood the highest level of the drug in any fatality ever recorded.
Harvey, 27, is alleged to have had 389 milligrammes of the drug on him at Chingford, Essex, on April 26.
He stated that the smallest performance-enhancing dose given to a horse would be 50 milligrammes, the read-out for which in post-race testing would be five million nanogrammes.
The proposed limit, unveiled by UK Aviation Minister Bob Ainsworth, will be 20 milligrammes of alcohol per 100 millilitres of blood and will apply to pilots, cabin crew, air traffic controllers and aircraft maintenance engineers, PA News reported.
This blood sample showed that Singh, of Rawthorpe Lane in Dalton, had 168 milligrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of blood.