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Quantity is a property that can exist as a magnitude or multitude. Quantities can be compared in terms of "more" or "less" or "equal", or by assigning a numerical value in terms of a unit of measurement. Quantity is among the basic classes of things along with quality, substance, change, and relation...
in the following fields:
, and toxicology
- Dose (biochemistry)
A dose is a quantity of something that may impact an organism biologically; the greater the quantity, the larger the dose. In nutrition, the term is usually applied to how much of a specific nutrient is in a person's diet or in a particular food, meal, or dietary supplement...
, the quantity of something that may be eaten by or administered to an organism, or that an organism may be exposed to
Medicine and toxicology
- Absorbed dose
Absorbed dose is a measure of the energy deposited in a medium by ionizing radiation per unit mass...
, an amount of radiation received
- Dose profile
In External Beam Radiotherapy, transverse and longitudinal dose measurements are taken by a radiation detector in order to characterise the radiation beams from medical linear accelerators. Typically, an ionisation chamber and water phantom are used to create these radiation dose profiles...
, taken by a radiation detector in order to characterise the radiation beams from medical linear accelerators
Dosing generally applies to feeding chemicals or medicines in small quantities into a process fluid or to a living being at intervals or to atmosphere at intervals to give sufficient time for the chemical or medicine to react or show the results....
, the process doing the Dudek is also known as "dosing"
- Median lethal dose, is the dose of a toxic substance or radiation required to kill half the members of a tested population after a specified test duration
- Defined daily dose, a World Health Organization statistical measure of drug consumption
- Effective dose
Effective dose may refer to:*Effective dose the dose of pharmacologic agent which will have a therapeutic effect in some fraction of the population receiving the drug...
, the smallest amount of a substance required to produce a measurable effect on a living organism
- Equivalent dose
The equivalent absorbed radiation dose, usually shortened to equivalent dose, is a computed average measure of the radiation absorbed by a fixed mass of biological tissue, that attempts to account for the different biological damage potential of different types of ionizing radiation...
, a measure of radiation dosage to tissue
- Maximum tolerated dose
Maximum tolerated dose refers to the highest dose of a radiological or pharmacological treatment that will produce the desired effect without unacceptable toxicity...
, the highest dose of a radiological or pharmacological treatment that will produce the desired effect without unacceptable toxicity
- Optimal Biological Dose
Optimal biological dose refers to the quantity of a radiological or pharmacological treatment that will produce the desired effect with acceptable toxicity....
, the quantity of a radiological or pharmacological treatment that will produce the desired effect with acceptable toxicity
- Reference dose
A reference dose is the United States Environmental Protection Agency's maximum acceptable oral dose of a toxic substance. Reference doses are most commonly determined for pesticides...
, the United States Environmental Protection Agency's maximum acceptable oral dose of a toxic substance
may also refer to:
- Dose (album)
Dose is the second studio album released by Gov't Mule. It is a much darker record than Gov't Mule's self titled debut album. The songs "Thelonius Beck" and "Birth of the Mule" were tributes to jazz musicians Thelonious Monk and Miles Davis, respectively....
, a 1998 album by the jam band Gov't Mule
- Dose (magazine)
Dose is a daily Canadian news website and former daily print magazine.Dose was a mixture of standalone features and coverage of daily news, sometimes from an irreverent perspective...
, a free daily Canadian magazine
- Dose (song), a song by the band Filter
- Gerd Dose
Gerd Dose was a professor of English literature and culture at the University of Hamburg from 1985 to 2007. His main main research interests were Medieval English Literature, English comic literature, Cultural Studies, Australian Studies and the reception of war and the military in English comic...
(1942–2010), professor of English literature and culture at the University of Hamburg from 1985 to 2007
is a synonym for the biochemical term dose, but it can also refer to:
- A measured quantity of sugar, wine, and sometimes brandy added in the final step in sparkling wine production
There are four main methods of sparkling wine production. The first is simple injection of carbon dioxide , the process used in soft drinks, but this produces big bubbles that dissipate quickly in the glass. The second is the Metodo Italiano – Charmat process, in which the wine undergoes a...
- Dosage (album)
Dosage is the fourth studio album by Atlanta-based American alternative rock band Collective Soul. The album was released in February 1999 and peaked at #21 in Billboard's albums chart...
, the fourth studio album by the band Collective Soul
- Dosage Index
The Dosage Index is a mathematical figure used by breeders of Thoroughbred race horses, and sometimes by bettors handicapping horse races, to quantify a horse's ability, or inability, to negotiate the various distances at which horse races are run...
, a mathematical figure used by breeders of race horses to quantify a horse's ability