posologic

posology

[puh-sol-uh-jee, poh-]
noun
the branch of pharmacology dealing with the determination of dosage.

Origin:
1805–15; < Greek póso(s) how much + -logy

posologic [pos-uh-loj-ik] , posological, adjective
posologist, noun
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posology (pəˈsɒlədʒɪ)
 
n
the branch of medicine concerned with the determination of appropriate doses of drugs or agents
 
[C19: from French posologie, from Greek posos how much]
 
posological
 
adj

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posology po·sol·o·gy (pə-sŏl'ə-jē, pō-)
n.
The medical or pharmacological study of the dosages of medicines and drugs.


po'so·log'ic (pō'sə-lŏj'ĭk) adj.
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