# Dosage Measurements

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1. WEIGHT

Gram (base unit)
g
2. WEIGHT

Milligram
mg
3. WEIGHT

Microgram
mcg
4. WEIGHT

Kilogram
Kg
5. VOLUME

liter (base unit)
L
6. VOLUME

milliliter
mL
7. VOLUME

cubic centimeter
cc
8. LENGTH

meter (base unit)
m
9. LENGTH

centimeter
cm
10. LENGTH

millimeter
mm
11. micro
• value: one millionth
• decimal: 0.000001
• fraction: 1/1,000,000
12. milli
• value: one thousandth
• decimal: 0.001
• fraction: 1/1,000
13. centi
• value: one hundredth
• decimal: 0.01
• fraction: 1/100
14. deci
• value: one tenth
• decimal: 0.1
• fraction: 1/10
15. kilo
• value: one thousand
• decimal: 1,000
• fraction n/a
16. Apothecary:

grain
grain
17. Apothecary:

quart
qt

qt i = pt ii
18. Apothecary:

pint
19. Apothecary:

pint
pt

pt i = oz 16
20. Apothecary:

ounce or fluid ounce
oz

qt i = oz 32
21. Apothecary:

dram
dr
22. Household

drop
gtt
23. Household

teaspoon
t or tsp
24. Household

tablespoon
T or tbs

1T = 3 t
25. Household

ounce (fluid)
oz

2 T = 1 oz
26. Household

cup
cup

1 cup = 8 oz
27. Household

pint
pt

1 pt = 2 cups
28. Household

quart
qt

1 qt = 4 cups = 2 pt
29. Household

ounce (weight)
oz

1 lb = 16 oz
30. Household

pound
lb
31. Household

gallon
gallon

1 gallon = 4 qt
32. Household

foot
ft

1 ft = 12 in
33. Household

inch
in
34. Household

yard
yd

1 yd = 3 ft
35. Other

international unit
international unit
36. Other

unit
unit
37. Other

milliunit
mu

1,000 mu = 1 unit
38. Other

milliequivalent
mEq

1,000 mEq = 1 equivalent weight
39. Approximate Equivalents

1 g
gr xv
40. Approximate Equivalents

gr i
60mg or 65 mg*

*Select instances
41. Approximate Equivalents

1 t
5 mL
42. Approximate Equivalents

1T
3 t = 15 mL = 1/2 oz
43. Approximate Equivalents

oz i
30 mL = 6t
44. Approximate Equivalents

1L
qt i = oz 32 = pt ii = 4 cups
45. Approximate Equivalents

pt i
500 mL = oz 16 = 2 cups
46. Approximate Equivalents

1 cup
250 mL = oz viii
47. Approximate Equivalents

1 kg
2.2 lb
48. Approximate Equivalents

1 in
2.5 cm

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 Author: Lillyvette ID: 58906 Filename: Dosage Measurements Updated: 2011-01-10 04:42:23 Tags: Measurements Handouts Folders: Description: Dosage Measurements Handout Show Answers:

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