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MOSTCOMMONMETRICUNITSUSEDINTHEMEDICALFIELD
Micro(mc) microgram
10
6
Onemillionth 0.000001
,,
ofthebaseunit
Milli(m) milligram
milliliter*
millimeter
10
3
Onethousandth 0.001
,
ofthebaseunit
Centi(c) centimeter 10
2
Onehundredth 0.01

ofthebaseunit
Deci(d) deciliter 10
1
Onetenth 0.1

ofthebaseunit
BASE
gram(g)
liter(L)
meter(m)
10
0
One 1 1timesthebaseunit
Kilo(k) kilogram 10
3
Thousand 1,000 1,000timesthebaseunit
*1cc=1mL
      
Kilo 
 hecto
 deca
 *BASE 
 deci
 centi
 milli
 
King Henry Died (froma) Disease Called Mumps.
(k) (h) (da) gram(g) (d) (c) (m)
 liter(L)
 meter(m)
      
To convert from one unit of measurement to the other, move the decimal to the right or left and add the
appropriatezeros.
Example: 1dg=?kg
Togofromdecitokiloyoumovethedecimal4placestotheleft
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
Therefore,1dg=0.0001kg
0
.
0 0 0 1
THE METRIC STAIRCASE
Metric System Weight Conversion Chart 1
source: laniertech.edu
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