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MG, Mg, or mg and variants may mean:


  • MG Cars, an automotive marque of the now defunct MG Car Company
  • MG Motor, a present-day car manufacturing company
  • Champion Air (IATA code)
  • Matematička gimnazija, a school in Belgrade
  • Monte Generoso railway

Arts and entertainment

  • MG, a character in The Perhapanauts comics
  • Match Game, a television game show
  • Magilla Gorilla


  • Main gauche, "left hand" in piano playing
  • MG (Martin Gore album)
  • The M.G.'s, from the band Booker T. & the M.G.'s
  • The MG's (album), an album by the M.G.'s
  • MG Select, a house duo music production including George Jackson


  • Machine gun (MG-), prefix for model designations, for example, "MG42"
  • Major general, a military rank
  • Medal for Gallantry, a military decoration


Science and technology

  • .mg, the Internet country code top-level domain for Madagascar
  • mg (editor), a text editing program
  • Magnesium, a chemical element with symbol Mg
  • Motor-generator, a device for converting electrical power to another form
  • Manual Gates, a type of level crossing used in the United Kingdom
  • Microgrid, a local architecture for power grid within the concept of Smart Grid that can function both connected to and isolanded from the main grid.

Biology and medicine

  • Michaelis-Gutmann bodies, concentrically layered basophilic inclusions in the urinary tract
  • Monoglyceride, or monoacylglycerol
  • Myasthenia gravis, a neuromuscular disease
  • Mycoplasma genitalium, a sexually transmitted bacterium

Units of measurement

  • Milligram (mg), equal to 10−3 grams
  • Megagram (Mg), equal to 106 grams
  • Milligauss (mG), equal to 1.0 × 10−7 Teslas
  • Megagauss (MG), equal to 100 Teslas

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