Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

Medical Dictionary

loading dose

noun

Medical Definition of loading dose

  1. :  a large initial dose of a substance or series of such doses given to rapidly achieve a therapeutic concentration in the body




Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up loading dose? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

airtight or solitary

Get Word of the Day daily email!