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noun 
  1. A measured portion of medicine taken at any one time.
  2. The quantity of an agent (not always active) substance or radiation) administered at any one time.
verb (dos, ing)
  1. To administer a dose
  2. To prescribe a dose
Etymology: :From dosis "a portion prescribed", lit. "a giving", used by w:Galen, Galen and other Greek physicians to mean an amount of medicine, from didonai "to give".


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