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codex

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noun co·dex \ˈkō-ˌdeks\

Definition of codex

plural

codices

play \ˈkō-də-ˌsēz, ˈkä-\
  1. :  a manuscript book especially of Scripture, classics, or ancient annals



Origin and Etymology of codex

Latin — more at code


First Known Use: circa 1665


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codex

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noun co·dex \ˈkō-ˌdeks\

Medical Definition of codex

plural

codices

\ˈkōd-ə-ˌsēz, ˈkäd-\play play
  1. :  an official or standard collection of drug formulas and descriptions <a codex similar to the British Pharmaceutical Codex>




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