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Metric System of Measurement


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kilo-
1000 of the unit
centi-
1/100 of the unit
milli-
one-thousandth of the unit
meter
(m) a metric unit used to measure length
volume
measures the amount of space taken up by the object.
Mass
measure of the amount of matter in an object
1000 cm^3
volume of the cube above.
millimeter, centimeter, kilometer
used to measure distance
milliliter, liter
used to measure volume
weight
a measurement that tells how heavy an object is
1kg of water
takes up volume of 1 liter
1000 mL (milliliters)
equals 1L (liter)
1000 mm(millimeters)
1m (meter) or 100 cm(centimeters)
1000g (grams)
1kg (kilogram)
milligram, gram, kilogram
used to measure weight
a
before
ac
before meals
ad lib
as desired
morning
AM, am
amp
ampule
bid
2 x day
c
with
cap
capsule
Cl
Chloride
cm
centimeter
discontinue
DC, D/C
DS
double strength
DW
distilled water
D5W
dextrose 5% in water
EC
enteric coated
elix
elixir
ER
extended release
Fe
iron
fl
fluid
gr
grain
gram
(g) a metric unit for measuring mass
gtt
drop
hour
h, hr
IM
intramuscular
IV
intravenous
IVPB
Intravenous Piggyback
k
potassium
KCl
Potassium Chloride
kilogram
(kg) a metric unit for measuring mass
KVO
keep vein open
l
liter
LA
long acting
LR
lactated ringer's
lb
pound
mEq
millequivalent
mcg
microgram
mg
milligram
milliliter
(mL) a metric unit used to measure capacity
mm
millimeter
metric system
(SI) the decimal system of measurement including units such as meter, gram, liter