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megadose

[ meg-uh-dohs ]
/ ˈmɛg əˌdoʊs /
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noun

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

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Origin of megadose

First recorded in 1970–75; mega- + dose
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British Dictionary definitions for megadose

megadose
/ (ˈmɛɡəˌdəʊs) /

noun

a very large dose, as of a medicine, vitamin, etc
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Medical definitions for megadose

megadose
[ mĕgə-dōs′ ]

n.

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