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Milligrams per deciliter (mg/dL)

Some medical tests report results in milligrams (mg) per deciliter (dL).

  • A milligram is one-thousandth of a gram. A gram is about 1/30 of an ounce.
  • A deciliter measures fluid volume that is 1/10 liter. A liter is a little bigger than a quart.
 
 

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