Medical Dictionary

1

underdose

play
verb un·der·dose \-ˈdōs\

Medical Definition of underdose

underdosed

;

underdosing

  1. intransitive verb

  2. :  to take or administer an insufficient dose noncompliant patients may tend to underdose

  3. transitive verb

  4. :  to administer an insufficient dose of or to antidepressants were underdosed in the study group of elderly patients a tendency to underdose some patients


2

underdose

play
noun un·der·dose \-ˌdōs\

Medical Definition of underdose

  1. :  an insufficient dose received an underdose of radiation for chest cancer


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up underdose? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

to state as an opinion

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Time Traveler Quiz: Which Word Came First?

  • time-traveler-quiz-which-word-came-first
  • Which came first?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!