minimal dose

n.

The smallest quantity of a drug that will, or will likely, produce a physiological effect in an adult.

Nearby words

  1. minim,
  2. minima,
  3. minimal,
  4. minimal art,
  5. minimal brain dysfunction,
  6. minimal infecting dose,
  7. minimal lethal dose,
  8. minimal pair,
  9. minimal reacting dose,
  10. minimalise


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