Definition of dosage in English:


Line breaks: dos¦age
Pronunciation: /ˈdəʊsɪdʒ


  • 1The size or frequency of a dose of a medicine or drug: a dosage of 450 milligrams a day [mass noun]: there are recommendations about dosage in elderly patients
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    • 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.
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    • 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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