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underdose

verb un·der·dose \ -ˈdōs \

medical Definition of underdose

underdosed; underdosing
intransitive verb
: to take or administer an insufficient dose
  • noncompliant patients may tend to underdose
transitive verb
: to administer an insufficient dose of or to
  • antidepressants were underdosed in the study group of elderly patients
  • a tendency to underdose some patients

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underdose

noun un·der·dose \ -ˌdōs \

medical Definition of underdose

: an insufficient dose
  • received an underdose of radiation for chest cancer

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