Similar term(s): dose-response, dose-effect relationship, exposure-response relationship.
The relationship between the amount of exposure [dose] to a substance and the
resulting changes in body function or health (response).
Glossary of Terms
How a biological organism's response to a toxic substance quantitatively
shifts as its overall exposure to the substance changes (e.g., a small dose of
carbon monoxide may cause drowsiness; a large dose can be fatal).
Dose - Exposure - Toxicity
Español: Relación dosis-efecto
Français: Relation dose-effet