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curative dose

 

Definition:

  1. the quantity of any substance required to effect the cure of a disease or to correct the manifestations of a deficiency of a particular factor in the diet;
  2. effective dose used with therapeutically applied compounds.

Synonym(s): therapeutic dose

See Also: CD50

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