milliliter milliliter  /ˈmɪ lə ˌli tər/

Definition(s):

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

Usage(s):

  1. A sperm count of under 20 million per milliliter indicates infertility.
  2. It is not unusual to have a PSA level in excess of four-billionths of a gram per milliliter and a rectal exam that reveals nothing.
  3. Now a study reports that the test, which recommends biopsies for men with PSA blood levels of more than 4 nanograms per milliliter, misses 82% of cancers in men under 60.

News

  • Colorado Law on Driving Under the Influence of Marijuana Takes Effect

    A new law that sets legal limits on marijuana levels in the bloodstream took effect in Colorado on May 28. Under the new law, drivers are assumed to be impaired if their blood test shows a level of THC—the active ingredient in marijuana—of five or more nanograms per milliliter.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Join Together Online

Quotes

  1. But population studies suggest, DeLuca says, "that if you can get to 60 to 70 nanograms per milliliter that maybe you can address some other health problems."
    on Apr 29, 2008 By: Hector DeLuca Source: Washington Post

  2. "The limit is 1,000 (nanograms per milliliter), and I'm at 157," Pereiro told the AP, adding that if he weren't able to use his Ventolin inhaler, he would not be able to compete.
    on Jul 20, 2007 By: Oscar Pereiro Source: International Herald Tribune

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