loading dose

noun

Medical Definition of loading dose

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

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“Loading dose.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/loading%20dose. Accessed 17 Jun. 2021.

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