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~ 1/6 der äquivalenten Morphindosis

English translation: (indicates approximation)


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12:47 Mar 23, 2007
German to English translations [PRO]
Medical - Medical: Pharmaceuticals / painkillers
German term or phrase: ~ 1/6 der äquivalenten Morphindosis
The context is the dosage of a certain brand of opioid analgesic:
Bei Opioid-Analgetika sollte die verabreichte Einzeldosis: ~ 1/6 der äquivalenten Morphindosis, aus der XXXXX - Tagesdosis errechnet, betragen.
one sixth of the equivalent morphine dosage - but what is significance of ~
English translation:(indicates approximation)
see link
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Jim Tucker
United States
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Many thanks
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4 +4(indicates approximation)
Jim Tucker



2 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +4
(indicates approximation)

see link

    Reference: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Approximation
Jim Tucker
United States
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in category: 15
Grading comment
Many thanks

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  rainerc: yes, as simple as that :-)
19 mins
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agree  oliver05
21 mins
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agree  Ingeborg Gowans: makes absolute sense here
30 mins
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agree  Zareh Darakjian Ph.D.: Sure. May be it is better to specify "equivalent weight" as opposed to equivalent?
1 hr
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