Tuesday, May 25, 2010

What does the "CC" stand for when dispensing medicine?

The other answers are correct: Cubic Centimeters =mL.However, medicine is trying to shy away from cc and use mL instead. The cc often gets confused with other abbreviations. I know the hospital system that I work for highly discourages the use of cc.
cubic centimeters
Philo is correct....CC's are equal to mililiters (mL)
Centimeters Checked?
Cubic Centimeters, which is equal to milliliters.
one cc of water=one mL of water=one gram of water all at sea level and room temperature

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