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dosage

noun dos·age \ˈdō-sij\

: the amount of a medicine, drug, or vitamin that should be taken at one time or regularly during a period of time

Full Definition of DOSAGE

1
a :  the addition of an ingredient or the application of an agent in a measured dose
b :  the presence and relative representation or strength of a factor or agent
2
a :  dose 2
b (1) :  the giving of a dose
(2) :  regulation or determination of doses
3
:  an exposure to some experience in or as if in measured portions
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First Known Use of DOSAGE

circa 1867
Medical Dictionary

dosage

noun dos·age \ˈdō-sij\

Medical Definition of DOSAGE

1
a :  the addition of an ingredient or the application of an agent in a measured dose b :  the presence and relative representation or strength of a factor or agent (as a gene)
2
a :  dose 1 b (1) :  the giving of a dose (2) :  regulation or determination of doses

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