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Nanomoles Per Liter (nmol/L)

Some medical tests report results in nanomoles (nmol) per liter (L).

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