megadose

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

/megədəʊs/

Etymology[edit]

mega- +‎ dose

Noun[edit]

megadose (plural megadoses)

  1. A dose of drug or vitamin far exceeding the normal or recommended amount, and usually given intentionally. Compare overdose.

Verb[edit]

megadose (third-person singular simple present megadoses, present participle megadosing, simple past and past participle megadosed)

  1. (transitive) To dose (a patient) with a very large amount of a drug.
  2. (transitive) To dose with a very large amount of (a drug).

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