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[meg-uh-dohs] /ˈmɛg əˌdoʊs/

a many times the usual amount, as of a vitamin or drug.
a very large dose, as of a medicine, vitamin, etc

megadose meg·a·dose (měg’ə-dōs’)
An exceptionally large dose, as of a drug or vitamin.


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