What is the difference between Doses and Concentration?

The difference between doses and concentration

is that "doses" is a measured portion of medicine taken at any one time and "concentration" is the act, process or ability of concentrating; the process of becoming concentrated, or the state of being concentrated.

doses

concentration

Noun

  • A measured portion of medicine taken at any one time.
  • The quantity of an agent (not always active) substance or radiation administered at any one time.
  • (figurative, dated) Anything disagreeable that must be taken.
  • A venereal infection.

Related terms

  • dosage

Exemple

  • Manganism has been known about since the 19th century, when miners exposed to ores containing manganese […] began to totter, slur their speech and behave like someone inebriated. The poisoning was irreversible, and soon ended in psychosis and death. Nowadays workers are exposed to far lower doses and manganism is rare.
  • It would be very expensive to cure a dose here, as well as unbelievably painful.

Verb

  • (transitive) To administer a dose to.
  • To prescribe a dose.

Noun

  • The act, process or ability of concentrating; the process of becoming concentrated, or the state of being concentrated.
  • A field or course of study on which one focuses, especially as a student in a college or university.
  • The proportion of a substance in a whole.
  • The matching game pelmanism.

Coordinate terms

  • (course of study): major, minor

Examples

  • Surprisingly, this analysis revealed that acute exposure to solvent vapors at concentrations below those associated with long-term effects appears to increase the risk of a fatal automobile accident. Furthermore, this increase in risk is comparable to the risk of death from leukemia after long-term exposure to benzene, another solvent, which has the well-known property of causing this type of cancer.