Meaning of nanogram in English:


(also ng)

Pronunciation /ˈnanə(ʊ)ɡram/

Translate nanogram into Spanish


  • One thousand-millionth of a gram.

    ‘In oral fluid, drugs of abuse can be detected for 5-48 hours at a low nanogram per milliliter level.’
    • ‘The North Pacific contains about 1 nanogram of PCBs per litre.’
    • ‘He tested positive for the banned substance methamphetamine when a nanogram of the chemical was detected in his urine sample.’
    • ‘Dioxins in old incineration plants were emitted at a rate of between 200 and 300 nanograms per cubic metre.’