megadose

[meg-uh-dohs]
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noun

a dose many times the usual amount, as of a vitamin or drug.

Origin of megadose

First recorded in 1970–75; mega- + dose
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  • The people of his auto-erotic novel Crash coil sex, death, and the motor car, a megadose of pleasure brew.

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  • The people of his auto-erotic novel Crash coil sex, death, and the motor car, a megadose of pleasure brew.

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British Dictionary definitions for megadose

megadose

noun

a very large dose, as of a medicine, vitamin, etc
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megadose in Medicine

megadose

[mĕgə-dōs′]

n.

An exceptionally large dose, as of a drug or vitamin.
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