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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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La dose est de 2 milligrammes par kilogramme de poids sans depasser 60mg par jour.
The RSA want to bring this down to 20 milligrammes per 100 millilitres - less than one unit of alcohol.
A pathologist said the previous highest level was 7720 milligrammes, recorded by a victim thought to have taken 42 ecstasy tablets.
This was more than twice the legal limit of 80 milligrammes.
In Wales, England and Northern Ireland the drink drive limit is as follows: Micrograms per 100 |millilitres of breath: 35 Milligrammes per 100 |millilitres of blood: 80 Milligrammes per 100 |millilitres of urine: 107 It isn't possible to say how much you can drink and stay below the limit as it affects people differently.
At the police station Kolasinski gave a blood sample and was found to have 164 milligrammes of alcohol in his blood compared to the legal limit of 80.
Dines failed to provide a breath test, was arrested and given a blood test which showed she had 169 milligrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of blood, when the limit is 80.
He had a level of 39 milligrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath.
Wood, admitted driving with344 milligrammes of alcohol in urine.
The hearing was told that while working at the Health Centre pharmacy, Mr Mohamedbhai supplied an incorrectly labelled syrup for a two-and-a-half year old child - showing 20 milligrammes instead of microgrammes - 1,000 times the correct dose.
Prosecuting lawyer Kate McKay said Thompson was seen to be "unsteady on his feet" and when a blood sample was taken the reading was 290 milligrammes of alcohol per 100millilitres blood - the limit is 80.
When the trial opened last month at Denpasar District Court, Ramsay sat quietly as prosecutors told judges that police found 100 milligrammes of heroin in his pocket during a search outside a Bali supermarket in February.