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dosage

Syllabification: dos·age
Pronunciation: /ˈdōsij
 
/

Definition of dosage in English:

noun

1The size or frequency of a dose of a medicine or drug: a dosage of 450 milligrams a day there are recommendations about dosage for elderly patients
More example sentences
  • If possible, quantitative recommendations on dosages and dosing intervals should be made.
  • Most over-the-counter and prescription drugs list different dosages based on the size of a child or warn not to use the medicine with children.
  • Doctors routinely access medical databases for drug dosages and interactions.
1.1A level of exposure to or absorption of ionizing radiation.
Example sentences
  • Exposure to large radiation dosages can be lethal, or can lead to cancer and birth defects.
  • The radiation dosage to the general public from released gases was less than the amount of exposure from drinking a cup of coffee.
  • This method allows irradiation dosages due to low level radiation to be severely underestimated.

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