shocking dose

shock·ing dose

in experimental anaphylaxis, the inoculum of antigen that causes anaphylactic shock in an animal sensitized by a previous inoculum (sensitizing dose) of the same antigen.
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Here's your very first look at the Cairns, a family of five who are set to bring a shocking dose of sex and strife to Emmerdale as they topple soap's worst clan the Dingles.
BATTLE IN HEAVEN (18, 98mins) is a strange but compulsive Mexican film that opens and closes with explicit sex scenes, is punctuated with odd, almost surreal moments and has a shocking dose of unexpected violence.
The film, directed by Nicolas Winding Refn, harks back to the sleek, tough US crime flicks of the Seventies and Eighties, with crisp, exciting car chases, quite shocking doses of violence and a soundtrack that matches the mood of an uncompromising adult crime thriller.