# ››Convert milligram to microgram

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How many milligrams in 1 microgram? The answer is 0.001.
We assume you are converting between milligram and microgram.
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The SI base unit for mass is the kilogram.
1 kilogram is equal to 1000000 milligrams, or 1000000000 microgram.
Note that rounding errors may occur, so always check the results.
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# ››Definition: Milligram

The SI prefix "milli" represents a factor of 10-3, or in exponential notation, 1E-3.

So 1 milligram = 10-3 grams-force.

# ››Definition: Microgram

The SI prefix "micro" represents a factor of 10-6, or in exponential notation, 1E-6.

So 1 microgram = 10-6 grams-force.

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