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microgram

[′mī·krə‚gram]
(mechanics)
A unit of mass equal to one-millionth of a gram. Abbreviated μg.
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As Microgram's editor complained, "Many things that would have been better left buried in obscurity--like smoking bufo toad skins, sniffing concentrated cow pie fumes, allowing yourself to be stung by scorpions, smoking jimson weed or salvia divinorum, drinking cough syrups, mixing up concoctions of any of dozens of different kinds of drugs and pharmaceuticals, drinking ayahuasca tea, etc., etc., etc.--have been brought to light by the Internet, and are therefore practiced."
When it started back in 1967, Microgram was a few typewritten pages in which chemists shared lab techniques for analyzing and identifying the drugs that were showing up on the street.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reduced the lead level "of concern" for children from 30 micrograms to 10 micrograms per deciliter of blood, but the suggest that even levels below 10 present a health risk, providing the first evidence that lead levels that low may impair kidney function.
Data now suggest that lead affects development of kids' thinking skills at concentrations below 10 micrograms per deciliters ([micro]g/dl) of blood.
At a concentration of 10 micrograms per millilitre, dermicidin wiped out 100pc of the bugs after only four hours of incubation.
Children aged 1 to 4 years should have a daily 10 microgram vitamin D supplement.
Rockwell Collins will provide up to 2,000 of its MicroGRAM GPS receivers to Neya Systems and Northrop Grumman for integration in Neyas Autonomous Behavior Capability Module, in support of Increment 1 of the Naval Surface Warfare Centers Advanced Explosive Ordnance Disposal Robotic System (AEODRS).
Bogor which is 5,186 micrograms / m3; in Parung Panjang District.
The pollution level comprising particulate matter of 2.5 microns (PM2.5) has plummet the permissible ratio of 35 micrograms per cubic meter (mg/mA3) which is recorded 26.77 mg/mA3.
A lesser amount, 1% or less of the vitamin B12 in a supplement containing more than 100 micrograms of vitamin B12, is absorbed." (1) A recent study examines whether these theoretical absorption rates actually apply in vegans and non-vegan vegetarians.
WHO safe limits of 10 micrograms of PM2.5 per cubic metre were exceeded for eight-and-half hours out of the 24.
Over the weekend and during the night, stations measuring air pollution in Skopje registered high concentrations of PM 10 particles of over 300 micrograms per cubic meter in Karpos, Butel, Centar and near the Rector's Office.