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min·i·mal dose

the smallest amount of a drug or physical procedure that will produce a desired physiologic effect in an adult.
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min·i·mal dose

(min'i-măl dōs)
The smallest amount of a drug or physical procedure that will produce a desired physiologic effect in an adult.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

min·i·mal dose

(min'i-măl dōs)
Smallest amount of drug or physical procedure that will produce a desired physiologic effect in an adult.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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Thus, we got 18 groups of 7 rats each-9 groups before induction of SIP were as follows: NWN (normal rats on water), ND1N (normal rats on pimozide, minimal dose), N[D.sub.2]N (normal rats on ziprasidone, minimal dose), NWS (normal rats on water), ND1S (normal rats on pimozide, half maximal dose), N[D.sub.2]S (normal rats on ziprasidone, half maximal dose), NWX (normal rats on water), ND1X (normal rats on pimozide, maximal dose), and N[D.sub.2]X (normal rats on ziprasidone, maximal dose).
Some have excellent effects and others can provide help but also have side-effect risks, and still others should never be used internally at all in anything more than a minimal dose.
However, in order to minimize any potential for complications like maternal hypoglycemia, our aim in diabetes management is to provide the minimal dose that will result in a desirable level of glycemic control.
For examining the synergic effect of GSE in mice, the 2 mg GSE dose was chosen as a minimal dose resulting in marginal protection of mice against the disseminated disease.
He has ingested or inhaled it, but in minimal dose."
Each product has a minimal amount of a harsh chemical ingredient, but if a patient is using a combination of whitening ingredients, then he or she is compounding the minimal dose of each product.
In the study, 92 of the 136 treatments (67.6%) did not deliver even the minimal dose recommended for chronic hemodialysis patients by the Dialysis Outcomes Quality Initiative (Am.
There are no preventative measures but, if you've suffered previously, some doctors suggest taking a minimal dose of antidepressants during the late stages of pregnancy, increasing these to a therapeutic level after the birth.
This was valid until recently, in contrast with the minimal dose for VCM (1 ppm in work area) accepted in developed countries (9).
These built-in features make it possible to rough with air or a minimal dose of oil cooling through the spindle, as well as perform delicate finishing cuts on such difficult-to-machine metals as stainless steel, titanium, Inconel, and hardened tool steel up to HRc 60.
Antipsychotic drugs MUST be used in the minimal dose necessary to control the above indications.
He said the girl left the hospital very soon after being admitted and her condition is today improving, as she takes only a minimal dose of medicine.

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