tolerance dose

Main Entry:  tolerance dose
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  the largest portion of something toxic, esp. nuclear radiation, that can be taken in without harm
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tolerance dose n.
The largest quantity of a substance, radiologic or pharmacologic, that an organism can endure without exhibiting unfavorable or injurious effects.

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