dose

  1. a measured portion of medicine taken at any one time
  2. the quantity of an active agent (substance or radiation) taken in or absorbed at any one time

Dose

The energy absorbed by tissue from ionising radiation. One gray is one joule per kg, but this is adjusted for the effect of different kinds of radiation, and thus the sievert is the unit of dose equivalent used in setting exposure standards.

Dose

'Dose' is a general term applied to the quantity of Ionising Radiation received by a body which the radiation interacts with. Some degree of care is required when using the word 'dose' since it can mean a number of different quantities. Furthermore it is more often useful to express the dose in units which give the magnitude of damage sustained or ...
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dose

[n] - the quantity of an active agent (substance or radiation) taken in or absorbed at any one time 2. [n] - a measured portion of medicine taken at any one time 3. [v] - treat with an agent
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Dose

The product of the concentration of a substance hazardous to health and the duration of exposure to it.
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Dose

The energy absorbed by tissue from ionising radiation. One gray is one joule per kg, but this is adjusted for the effect of different kinds of radiation, and thus the sievert is the unit of dose equivalent used in setting exposure standards
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Dose

The amount of energy deposited in the body by ionising radiation per unit body mass.
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Dose

The measured quantity of a substance, such as a drug, taken at one time.
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Dose

Dose is a measured quantity of a medicine to be taken at any one time, such as a specified amount of medication.
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Dose

Quantity of ionizing radiation to which a body has been exposed or has absorbed.
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DOSE

Dictionary of Substances and their Effects
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Dose

Dose (dōs) noun [ French dose , Greek do`sis a giving, a dose, from dido`nai to give; akin to Latin dare to give. See Date point of time.] 1. The quantity of medicine given, or prescribed to be taken, at one time. 2. A sufficient quan...
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Dose

Dose transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Dosed ; present participle & verbal noun dosing .] [ Confer French doser . See Dose , noun ] 1. To proportion properly (a medicine), with r...
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dose

1. <pharmacology> A quantity to be administered at one time, such as a specified amount of medication. ... 2. <radiobiology> A general term denoting the quantity of radiation or energy absorbed. For special purposes it must be appropriately qualified. If unqualified, it refers to absorbed dose. Unit of absorbed dose is the rad. The SI u...
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dose

noun a measured portion of medicine taken at any one time
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dose

dosage noun the quantity of an active agent (substance or radiation) taken in or absorbed at any one time
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dose

verb treat with an agent; add (an agent) to; `The ray dosed the paint`
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dose

(dōs) the quantity to be administered at one time, as a specified amount of medication or a given quantity of radiation.
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Dose

• (n.) A sufficient quantity; a portion; as much as one can take, or as falls to one to receive. • (n.) The quantity of medicine given, or prescribed to be taken, at one time. • (n.) Anything nauseous that one is obliged to take; a disagreeable portion thrust upon one. • (n.) To proportion properly (a medicine), with reference t...
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dose

(from the article `poison`) Biological damage is related to the degree of tissue ionization produced by radiation. Thus, a physical dose of alpha particles does not produce the ... ...the amount of radiation that is required to produce 1 electrostatic unit of charge in 1 cubic centimetre of air under standard conditions of ... ...of ...
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dose

(Gr. dosis a giving) a quantity to be administered at one time, such as a specified amount of medication.
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dose

dose, dosed 1. A measured quantity of medication administered once or at specific intervals; such as, a specified amount of medication to be taken at certain times. 2. The amount of radiation to which someone or something is exposed during a specific time, either accidentally or as part of an experiment or medical treatment. 3. An additional ingr...
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dose

amount of radiation or energy absorbed NOTE 1 - For special purpose, the dose must be appropriately qualified. NOTE 2 - The term dose has been used with a variety of specific meanings such as absorbed dose, exposure and fluence, but such uses are obsolete.
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dose

term used in photochemistry, phototherapy and photobiology for the quantity radiant exposure unit: J • m-2
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dose

deprecated term without a qualifier such as in 'absorbed dose', 'dose equivalent', etc
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