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m

Meter
(39.37)

2

cm

Centimeter
1/100
(0.39)

3

mm

Millimeter
1/1000
(0.0039)

4

cc, cu, cm, cm3

Cubic centimeter
Volume= 0.061 cubic inch

5

l

Liter
Capacity
(1.057 liquid quarts)

6

ml

Milliliter
1/1000 of a liter

7

g, gm

Gram
Weight (0.035 ounce)

8

kg

Kilogram
1000 grams =
(2.2046 pounds)

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cg

Centigram
1/100 of a gram

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mg

Milligram
1/1000 of a gram

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aa

Equal parts

12

BHC

Benzene hexachloride

13

BMR

Basal metabolic rate

14

CNS

Central nervous system

15

USP

United states pharmacopeia

16

AI

Artificial insemination

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b.i.d.

Twice a day

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cal. Or c.

Small calorie

19

Cal. Or C.

Large calorie (kilocalorie)

20

CPR

Cardiopulmonary resuscitation

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cu

Cubic

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dr.

Dram (s)

23

EEG

Electroencephalogram

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e.g.

For example

25

EKG, ECG

Electrocardiogram

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fl.

Fluid

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I.M.

Intramuscularly

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I.P.

Interperitoneal

And injection of a substance into the paratoneum

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IU

International units

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I.V

Intravenous