dosage

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noun dos·age \ˈdō-sij\

Definition of dosage

  1. 1a :  the addition of an ingredient or the application of an agent in a measured doseb :  the presence and relative representation or strength of a factor or agent

  2. 2a :  dose 2b (1) :  the giving of a dose (2) :  regulation or determination of doses

  3. 3 :  an exposure to some experience in or as if in measured portions

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First Known Use of dosage

circa 1867


DOSAGE Defined for English Language Learners

dosage

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Definition of dosage for English Language Learners

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


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dosage

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noun dos·age \ˈdō-sij\

Medical Definition of dosage

  1. 1a:  the addition of an ingredient or the application of an agent in a measured doseb:  the presence and relative representation or strength of a factor or agent (as a gene)

  2. 2a:  dose 1b (1):  the giving of a dose (2):  regulation or determination of doses


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