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The term mg is the common abbreviation of millegram (1,000th of a gram). The term or abbreviation meq (often expressed as mEq) is used in chemistry, Biology and atomic measurements to express an infinitesimally small amount of a substance refered to as an equivalent (not pronounced like the word meaning "to be the same as or similar to" somthing; rather the "a" in . . ."valent" has the long "a" sound ( ā ) as in the words pay or hay. I would suggest that you do a search for eqivalent as used in the abovementioned sciences for a more complete explanation. Cosmicstargate

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