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margin of safety

noun, Pharmacology.
Origin of margin of safety
1885-90, for an earlier sense Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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margin-of-safety in Medicine

margin of safety n.
The amount between a therapeutic dose and a lethal dose of a drug.

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