posology (usually uncountable, plural posologies)
- (pharmacy) The study of the dosages of drugs, especially the determination of appropriate dosages.
2000, L. D. Kapoor, Handbook of Ayurvedic Medicinal Plants: Herbal Reference Library:
- Dr. Wise (1845; quoted in Reference 6) mentions two systems of Hindu surgery and nine systems of medicine, three of materia medica, one of posology, one of pharmacy, and three of metallic preparations alone.
2002, M.M. Iwu, Ethnomedicine and Drug Discovery, page 133:
- Diet, prevention, well-being maintenance, low-dose/long-term posologies, and complex mixtures, often central to traditional medical treatments, are discussed.
2012, Jacques Bories, Cerebral Ischaemia: A Neuroradiological Study, page 130:
- The posologies employed require careful clinical and electrical supervision, and the same anticoagulant measures as for electrical cardioversion are necessary.