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Pharmacology Metric system

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kilo(k)
1000 of basic unit
hecto(h)
100 of basic unit
deca(da)
10 of basic unit
BASIC UNIT
1 meter(m) for length, liter(L) for volume, gram (g) for weight
deci(d)
1/10 of basic unit
centi(c)
1/100 of basic unit
milli(m)
1/1000 of basic unit
micro(u or mc)
1/1000/000 of basic unit
1 inch
2.54 cm
1 yard(yd)
0.9 meters
1 ounce
30 cc or ml
1 quart
1 liter
1 teaspoon
4-5 ml
1 tablespoon
15 ml
drops
gtts
15-16 gtts
1 ml
60-75 gtts
1 teaspoon