Milligram per deciliter conversions

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What is milligram per deciliter?

The milligram per decilitre (or milligram per deciliter) is a unit of density in the metric system equal to 0.01 kilograms per cubic meter (1 mg/dL = 0.01 kg/m3), the derived unit of density in the International System of Units (SI). It is also equal to 10-5 kilograms per cubic decimeter (kg/dm3), or 0.01 grams per cubic decimeter (g/dm3), or 10-5 grams per cubic centimeter (g/cm3), or 10-5 kilograms per liter (kg/L), or 0.01 grams per liter (g/L) or 10-5 grams per milliliter (g/mL).

The density of a material expresses the mass of the material per unit of volume. Thus, milligrams per deciliter (or milligrams/deciliter) show how many milligrams of material are in a volume of one deciliter. The milligram is a unit of mass in the SI while the deciliter is a unit of volume in the metric system.

Symbol:

mg/dL

Plural:

milligrams per deciliter

Also known as:

milligram/decilitre, milligram per deciliter (plural: milligrams per deciliter, US spelling), milligram/deciliter (plural: milligrams/deciliter, US spelling)

Milligram per deciliter conversions: quick links

A list with conversions from milligrams per deciliter to other (metric, imperial, or customary) density measurement units is given below.