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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dosage  \Dos"age\  (d[=o]s"[asl]j),  n.  [Cf.  F.  dosage.  See  {Dose}, 
  v.] 
  1.  (Med.)  The  administration  of  medicine  in  doses;  specif.,  a 
  scheme  or  system  of  grading  doses  of  medicine  according  to 
  age,  etc 
 
  2.  The  process  of  adding  some  ingredient,  as  to  wine,  to  give 
  flavor,  character,  or  strength. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  dosage 
  n  :  the  quantity  of  an  active  agent  (substance  or  radiation) 
  taken  in  or  absorbed  at  any  one  time  [syn:  {dose}] 




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