- the branch of pharmacology dealing with the determination of dosage.
Origin of posology
1805–15; < Greek póso(s) how much + -logy
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- the branch of medicine concerned with the determination of appropriate doses of drugs or agents
Word Origin for posology
C19: from French posologie, from Greek posos how much
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- The medical or pharmacological study of the dosages of medicines and drugs.
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