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1 oz =

30 mL


1 dram =

4 mL


1 teaspoon (tsp) =

5 mL


1 cup =

240 mL


1 fluid dram =

4 mL


1 pint =

500 mL


1 quart =

1,000 mL


15 or 16 m =

1 mL


15 gr =
(grain) 
1,000 mg = 1g


1 gr =
(grain) 
60 mg


drop =

gtt


teaspoon =

tsp


tablespoon =

T or tbs
(3 tsp = 1 tbs) 

1 cup =
(C) 
16 tbs


1 pint =

2 C (cup)


1 pint =

2 C


1 quart =

2 pt (pint)


1 glassful =

8 ounces


1 fluid dram = ? m (minims)

1 fluid dram = 60 m (minims)


1 fluid ounce = ? drams

1 fluid ounce = 8 fluid drams OR 30 mL


1 dram = ? mL

1 dram = 4 mL


1 ounce = ? mL

1 ounce = 30 mL


gr 1 = ? mg

gr 1 = 60 mg


Ex of gr use
if you had 300mg of Aspirin, how many grains would that be? 
300 mg / 60 mg = gr 5
(5 grains) 

is gr a volume or weight?

gr is a weight


is m a volume or weight?

m (minim) is a volume


is dram a volume or weight?

dram (dr) is a volume


is ounce a weight or volume?

ounce is a volume


1 tsp = ? mL

5 mL


1 tbs = ? mL

15 mL


what is the smallest unit of volume?

m (minim)


gr 1 = ? mg

gr 1 = 60 mg
remember the Metric clock gr 1/4 = 15 mg gr 1/2 = 30 mg gr 3/4 = 45 mg gr 1 = 60 mg 

dram is seen on a what in medicine?

drams are usually seen on medication cups


where in medicine do you see m ?
(minims) 
you see (or did) see m on syringes so m is a volume thing


if drams was seen on med cups, is it a volume or weight?

dram is a volume thing. Only grain (gr) is a weight


how do you say 1/2 in apothecary?

ss means 1/2


how would you say half of grain in apothecary world?

____
grss or grss 

how would you say seven & 1/2 grains?

gr viiss


how would you say grains 6?

grvi


is the number 7 Roman or Arabic?

arabic


15 grains = ? mg

15 gr = 1,000 mg


1 gr = ? mg

1 gr = 60 mg


can apothecary use fractions?

yes
apothecary also uses Roman and Arabic numerals 

does household measurements use fractions?

yes


are convertions between apothecary and household to metric equal?

no they are not equal, they are equivilents


how are measurments less than 1 teaspoon measured?

with a syringe!


is mL the same as cc ?

yes


is mL a volume or weight?

mL is a volume


WEIGHTS are concerned with Metric and Apothecary equivilents. What are the Metrics and then what are the Apothecary sizes?
METRIC SIZES ARE: grams milligrams µgrams what about Apothecary? 
Apothecary weightis 3 things:
oz dr gr thats it memorize Metric Apopecary 30g 1 ounce 4g 1 dram 1g 15 grains 60mg 1 grain 

Liquid Conversion b/t Metric and Apothecary are for Metric:
mL that's it! what are the Liquid equiv. for Apothecary? 
100mL 1 quart
500mL 1 pint 30mL 1 fluid oz 15mL 4 fluid drams 4 mL 1 fluid drams 1 mL 15 minims 

so dram is used for both liquid and weights. What is the metric conversion for a liquid dram and the metric conversion for a weight dram?

4 mL = 1 liquid dram
4 g = 1 weight dram(60 grains) 90 grains (6g) is the highest for grains then Apothecary uses drams for bigger measurements, then ounce. 