Common Prefixes used in Health Care and Metric Abbreviations and Units of Weight Conversion

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melilifegoeson  on September 14, 2009

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Common Prefixes used in Health Care and Metric Abbreviations and Units of Weight Conversion

 Kilo1,000 or one thousand times
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Kilo 1,000 or one thousand times
Hecto 100 or one hundred times
Deka 10 or ten times
Deci 0.1 or one tenth
Centi 0.01 or one hundredth part of
Milli 0.001 or one thousandth part of
Micro 0.000001 or one millionth part of
g gram
mcg microgram
mg milligram
kg kilogram
L liter
dL deciliter
mL milliliter
1 kilogram (kg) 1,000 grams (g)
1 gram (g) 1,000 milligrams (mg)
1 milligram (mg) 1,000 micrograms (mcg)
1 L 1,000 mL
1 mL 0.001 L
liter basic unit (volume)
milliliter 1 thousand times smaller than a liter
cubic centimeter is the amount of space that 1 mL of liquid occupies
cubic centimeter (cc) is the same as milliliter (mL) used interchangeably
1 quart 1000 mL
1 pint 500 mL
1 gram (g) = ___ mg 1000 milligram (mg)
1,000 microgram (mcg) = ___ mg 1 milligram (mg)
1 kilogram (kg) = ___ g 1,000 grams

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