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    Millimoles Per Liter (mmol/L)

    Millimoles Per Liter (mmol/L)

    Some medical tests report results in millimoles per liter (mmol/L).

    • A mole is an amount of a substance that contains a large number (6 followed by 23 zeros) of molecules or atoms. A millimole is one-thousandth of a mole.
    • A liter measures fluid volume. It is a little bigger than a quart.

    Last Revised: May 10, 2013

    Author: Healthwise Staff

    Medical Review: Anne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine & Thomas M. Bailey, MD - Family Medicine

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