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Medical Definition of dose–response

  1. :  of, relating to, or graphing the pattern of physiological response to varied dosage (as of a drug or radiation) in which there is typically little or no effect at very low dosages and a toxic or unchanging effect at high dosages with the maximum increase in effect somewhere between the extremes nicotine was rated as highly euphoric, with dose–response curves similar to those of cocaine, amphetamines and morphine—Sandra Blakeslee

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