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Dimensional Analysis

Newer method of calculating drug dosages based on fractions

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Dosage Strength

Amount of drug in a given form, such as a tablet or capsule

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Gram

Mass metric measure equivalent to one thousandth of a kilogram

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Liter

Metric measure of volume, roughly equivalent to a quart in household measure

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Manual Redundancy System

Process of medication prescription and delivery in which each person checks the drug dosage for accuracy

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Meter

Metric measure of distance

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Metric System

System of measurement based on units of 10

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Numerator

Part of a fraction representing the number of parts taken

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Solvent

Fluid in which a solid dissolves, also called the diluent

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Denominator

Part of a fraction representing the total number of parts