At issue are the circumstances surrounding the lethal dose of methadone given, an illegal 80 mg dosage.
They are based on the experimental toxic, as distinguished from lethal dose.
It was evident that we had seriously under-estimated the lethal dose.
The Borgias' favourite method of administering a lethal dose was by means of a species of hypodermic injection.
According to Falck the lethal dose for a rabbit is at least ·79 mgrm.
(·15 grain), which can be taken safely in a single dose, but nothing sufficiently definite is known as to what is a lethal dose.
The lethal dose for plant-eating animals is about 0·49 gramme per kilo.
Casper puts the lethal dose of colchicine at from 25 to 30 mgrms.
Would two or more capsules of amyl nitrite constitute a lethal dose?
lethal dose n.
The dose of a chemical or biological preparation that is likely to cause death.