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apothecaries' measure

noun

Definition of apothecaries' measure

  1. :  a system of liquid units of measure used chiefly by pharmacists —called also apothecary measure



Circa 1900

First Known Use of apothecaries' measure

circa 1900


Medical Dictionary

apothecaries' measure

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noun apoth·e·car·ies' measure \ə-ˈpäth-ə-ˌker-ēz-\

Medical Definition of apothecaries' measure

  1. :  a system of liquid units of measure used in compounding medical prescriptions that include the gallon, pint, fluid ounce, fluid dram, and minim




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