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posology

Syllabification: po·sol·o·gy
Pronunciation: /pəˈzäləjē
 
/

Definition of posology in English:

noun

rare
The part of medicine concerned with dosage.

Origin

early 19th century: from French posologie, from Greek posos 'how much' + -logia (see -logy).

Derivatives

posological

1
Pronunciation: /ˌpäzəˈläjikəl/
adjective

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