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dose-response curve Line breaks: dose-response curve

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Definition of dose-response curve in English:

noun

Medicine
The relationship between the size of a dose and the extent of the response to it.
Example sentences
  • The most promising agents are characterised more fully in the animal models to evaluate, for example, dose-response curves, dosing regimens, and combinations with other agents tested.
  • Instead, their confirmation would question the prevailing paradigm of a linear dose-response curve for small doses of ionizing radiation on the population level in a fallout situation.
  • For measurements of bronchial responsiveness, cumulative dose-response curves for the changes in lung resistance with increasing doses of carbachol were constructed.

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