[ dohs-ri-spons ]
/ ˈdoʊs rɪˌspɒns /
a curve plotting the relationship between the dose of a drug administered and its pharmacological effect.
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Which of the following animal names traces its immediate origin to Portuguese?
Origin of dose-response curve
First recorded in 1970–75
Words nearby dose-response curve
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