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 for dosage
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Dosage \Dos"age\ (d[=o]s"[asl]j), n. [Cf. F. dosage. See Dose,
     1. (Med.) The administration of medicine in doses; specif., a
        scheme or system of grading doses of medicine according to
        age, etc.
        [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
     2. The process of adding some ingredient, as to wine, to give
        flavor, character, or strength.
        [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
     3. same as dose[1]; as, 200 mg q.i.d. [WordNet sense 1]
     4. the quantity of a medicine or other substance given to an
        animal, expressed as a quantity per body weight; as, use a
        dosage of 10 milligrams per kilogram
     5. the quantity of radiation given to or absorbed by an
        object; as, a maximum dosage of 1 mrad per day is allowed.
        [WordNet sense 1]
     Syn: dose.
          [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: the quantity of an active agent (substance or radiation)
           taken in or absorbed at any one time [syn: dose,
      2: a measured portion of medicine taken at any one time [syn:
         dose, dosage]

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