deciliter deciliter  /ˈdɛ sə ˌli tər/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a metric unit of volume equal to one tenth of a liter

Synonym(s)

dl

Usage(s):

  1. But men produce much more--the average healthy male has 260 to 1,000 nanograms of testosterone per deciliter of blood plasma.
  2. During a routine checkup two weeks earlier, Shawntea was found to have a level of 25 micrograms of lead per deciliter of blood.
  3. Almost everybody has very low levels of cholesterol at birth, with LDL measuring around 50 mg per deciliter of blood.

News

  • Increased iron intake can reduce Parkinson’s risk: Meta-analysis

    Increasing iron intake by 10 micrograms per deciliter of blood can reduce the likelihood of developing Parkinson’s disease by 3%, Italian researchers have concluded after performing an extensive literature review.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Nutraingredients.com

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