Definition of decigram in English:

decigram

(also decigramme, dg)

noun

  • A metric unit of mass, equal to one tenth of a gram.

    • ‘It is given in doses of 3 decigrams to 2 grams.’
    • ‘Use the following calculator to convert between decigrams and dekagrams.’
    • ‘For its action as a febrifuge, doses of 6 decigrams are administered in a cachet or suspended in water.’
    • ‘Lemon juice contains about six decigrams of the alkaline to half a liter and grape four and a half decigrams.’
    • ‘If the sap is not available, 12 gram of Neem leaves and three decigrams pepper can be ground in water and taken.’

Pronunciation

decigram

/ˈdɛsɪɡram/