Definition of "meq" []

  • One-thousandth of an equivalent (noun)

WordNet. Princeton University. 2010.

Use "meq" in a sentence
  • "A meq is a milliequivalent which is an expression of concentration of substance per liter of solution, calculated by dividing the concentration in milligrams per 100 milliliters by the molecular weight."
  • "An arterial blood gas on 100 percentoxygen revealed a pH 7.39, pO2 36.8 mm Hg, pCO2 36.8 mm Hg, HCO3 20.6 meq/L."
  • "Portions of the southern boundary of ecoregion 50 roughly correspond to the southernmost extent of lakes with alkalinity values less than 400 meq/l (Omernik and Griffith 1986)."