megadose

noun mega·dose \ -ˌdōs \
|Updated on: 26 Apr 2018

Definition of megadose

: a large dose (as of a vitamin)

Examples of megadose in a Sentence

  1. He took megadoses of vitamin C.

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First Known Use of megadose

1971

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Definition of megadose for English Language Learners

  • : a large amount of medicine, vitamins, etc. : a large dose


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megadose

noun mega·dose \ -ˌdōs \

medical Definition of megadose

: a large dose (as of a vitamin)

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