Adjective "equipotent" definition and examples

Pronunciation

/ˌɛkwɪˈpəʊt(ə)nt//ˌiːkwɪˈpəʊt(ə)nt/

Definitions and examples

adjective

(chiefly of chemicals and medicines) equally powerful; having equal potencies.
  1. 'Up to now, results obtained in the murine model have always been predictive of what was achievable in humans, provided that the relative sizes of the bacillary populations in mice and in humans are similar and the drug doses are equipotent.'
  2. 'However, clinically, the effectiveness is equal in equipotent doses.'
  3. 'In a further study by the same group oral THC 10 mg was found to be about equipotent to codeine 60 mg, and THC 20 mg was about equipotent to codeine 120 mg.'

Definitions

1. equal in power, ability, or effect.

More examples(as adjective)

"people/places/organizations can be equipotent."

"noradrenalines can be equipotent."

"doses can be equipotent."

"carbachols can be equipotent."

"benzodiazepines can be equipotent."

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