# m/v

## English translation: mass-volume (percentage)

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 Dutch term or phrase: m/v English translation: mass-volume (percentage) Entered by:

 14:33 Jun 22, 2005
Dutch to English translations [Non-PRO]
Medical - Medical: Pharmaceuticals / composition of drug
 Dutch term or phrase: m/v I do not believe that this is 'man/vrouw' . . . and I could not find any references to this in this particular context. Kwalitatieve en kwantitatieve samenstelling 1 ml suspensie bevat 50 mg natriumfluoride (5% m/v) overeenkomend met 22,6 mg fluoride (2,26% m/v), gesuspendeerd in . . .
 bgrangerNetherlands Local time: 05:05
 m/v Explanation:This stands for Mass-volume percentage (ook massa/volumen), a unit of measurement for concentration. "Mass-volume percentage, (sometimes referred to as weight-volume percentage and often abbreviated as % m/v or % w/v) denotes the mass of a substance in a mixture as a percentage of the volume of the entire mixture. Mass-volume percentage is often used for solutions made from solid reagents. It is the mass of the solute in grams multiplied by one hundred divided by the volume of solution in milliliters."
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m/v

Explanation:
This stands for Mass-volume percentage (ook massa/volumen), a unit of measurement for concentration.

"Mass-volume percentage, (sometimes referred to as weight-volume percentage and often abbreviated as % m/v or % w/v) denotes the mass of a substance in a mixture as a percentage of the volume of the entire mixture. Mass-volume percentage is often used for solutions made from solid reagents. It is the mass of the solute in grams multiplied by one hundred divided by the volume of solution in milliliters."

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