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A metric unit of mass, equal to one hundredth of a gram.
- ‘Similarly, a centigram is 1/100 of a gram, while a kilogram is 1,000 grams.’
- ‘It's not so surprising that people chose the grain (weighing four point eight centigrams) as the unit of measure.’
- ‘For five weeks I have been taking four centigrammes of mercury and 35 centigrammes of potassium iodide a day, and I feel very well on it.’
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