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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The accurate measurement of doses, especially of radiation.

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  • n. the measurement of doses, especially of ionizing radiation

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Measurement of doses; specif., a system of therapeutics which uses but few remedies, mostly alkaloids, and gives them in doses fixed by certain rules.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The accurate measurement of the doses of medicines.
  • n. A system of therapeutics in which treatment is directed chiefly toward the symptoms and consists in the administration of alkaloids in the form of granules at definite intervals, each granule containing a single dose of the remedy of proper amount for administration at the prescribed interval.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. measuring the dose of radiation emitted by a radioactive source

Etymologies

dos(e) + -metry.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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