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posology

[puh-sol-uh-jee, poh-] /pəˈsɒl ə dʒi, poʊ-/
noun
1.
the branch of pharmacology dealing with the determination of dosage.
Origin
1805-1815
1805-15; < Greek póso(s) how much + -logy
Related forms
posologic
[pos-uh-loj-ik] /ˌpɒs əˈlɒdʒ ɪk/ (Show IPA),
posological, adjective
posologist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for posological

posology

/pəˈsɒlədʒɪ/
noun
1.
the branch of medicine concerned with the determination of appropriate doses of drugs or agents
Derived Forms
posological (ˌpɒsəˈlɒdʒɪkəl) adjective
Word Origin
C19: from French posologie, from Greek posos how much
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posological in Medicine

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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