1. The giving of medicine or other therapeutic agent in prescribed amounts. 2. The determination of the proper dose of a remedy. Cf.:dose. 3. In nuclear medicine, quantity of radiopharmaceutical given.

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dos·age 'dō-sij n
1 a) the addition of an ingredient or the application of an agent in a measured dose
b) the presence and relative representation or strength of a factor or agent (as a gene)
2 a) DOSE (1)
b ) (1) the giving of a dose (2) regulation or determination of doses

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dos·age (doґsəj) 1. the determination and regulation of the size, frequency, and number of doses. 2. the presence and relative representation of some factor or agent.

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