Only one dose of an experimental serum was available, and Brantly insisted that it go to his colleague, Nancy Writebol.
Much of it tastes like acerbic carbonated water with a dose of sugar to take the edge off.
Say what you want about postmodernism: in democracy, reality does come with a dose of social construction.
c.1600, from Middle French dose (15c.), from Late Latin dosis, from Greek dosis "a portion prescribed," literally "a giving," used by Galen and other Greek physicians to mean an amount of medicine, from stem of didonai "to give" (see date (n.1)). Slang meaning "venereal disease" is from 1914.
1650s, from dose (n.). Related: Dosed; dosing.
A specified quantity of a therapeutic agent, such as a drug, prescribed to be taken at one time or at stated intervals.
The amount of radiation administered as therapy to a given site.
To give or prescribe something, such as medicine, in specified amounts.
To give someone a dose, as of medicine.
To infect with a venereal disease, esp gonorrhea: What's going to happen is that you'll get dosed (1914+)