›› Measurement unit: microgram

Full name: microgram

Plural form: micrograms

Symbol: ug

Alternate spelling: mcg

Category type: weight

Scale factor: 1.0E-9


›› SI unit: kilogram

The SI base unit for mass is the kilogram. The SI derived unit for weight or force is the newton.
1 kilogram is equal to 1000000000 microgram.


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›› 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.


›› Sample conversions: microgram

microgram to ons [Dutch]
microgram to momme [Japan]
microgram to dram [apothecaries]
microgram to uncia [Rome]
microgram to firkin [butter, soap]
microgram to libra [Portugal, Spain]
microgram to maund [India]
microgram to keel [coal]
microgram to ton [short, US]
microgram to quartern-loaf