half-life

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  • noun

Synonyms for half-life

the time required for something to fall to half its initial value (in particular, the time for half the atoms in a radioactive substance to disintegrate)

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It also indicates that to make the evaluation possible, the dietary exposures on the dietary-exposed day also need to be large; the biologic half-life of the chemical, [T.
While the biologic half-life of methadone can range from 18 to almost 100 hours (average, about 24 hours), the analgesic half-life ranges from 6 to 12 hours.
Standard dosing and dosing intervals are based upon serum levels that can be expected with the fixed dose and upon the biologic half-life of the agent.
In this study, co-administration of Defibrotide with heparin produced an augmentation of the effect of heparin and an increase in the biologic half-life.
True or false: Standard dosing and dosing intervals are based up on serum levels that can be expected with the fixed dose and upon the biologic half-life of the agent.