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~ 1/6 der äquivalenten Morphindosis

English translation: about 1/6 of equivalent morphine dosage

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04:43 Mar 24, 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 meaning of ~
English translation:about 1/6 of equivalent morphine dosage
~ means approximately, about
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Anita N Shroff
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4 +7about 1/6 of equivalent morphine dosage
Anita N Shroff

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about 1/6 of equivalent morphine dosage

~ means approximately, about

Anita N Shroff
Local time: 03:14
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