CC vs ML: What’s the difference?

Ask Larry:
Your Question: What is the difference between a “cc” and “ml”?
Larry’s Response: Well, it’s a long, convoluted story that basically ends with, “that’s the way it is”, or “just because”.
Before comparing and contrasting cc and ml, also be aware that gm can be part of the mix (or “mix up” if you want to consider it that way).

cc means cubic centimeter, a measure of volume (one centimeter x one centimeter, x one centimeter is one centimeter to the third power, or one centimeter cubed… cubic centimeter)
ml (or mL) mean milliliter (on one-thousandths of a liter), also a measure of volume
gm (of Gm) means gram, a unit of w…

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