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Meaning of DOSAGE

Pronunciation:  'dowsij

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the quantity of an active agent (substance or radiation) taken in or absorbed at any one time
 

DOSAGE is a 6 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: dose
 
 See Also: indefinite quantity

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Dos"age\ (d[=o]s"[asl]j), n. [Cf. F. dosage. See {Dose},
v.]
1. (Med.) The administration of medicine in doses; specif., a
   scheme or system of grading doses of medicine according to
   age, etc.

2. The process of adding some ingredient, as to wine, to give
   flavor, character, or strength.

 

 

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