noun co·dex \ˈkō-ˌdeks\
plural co·di·ces \ˈkō-də-ˌsēz, ˈkä-\

Definition of CODEX

:  a manuscript book especially of Scripture, classics, or ancient annals

Origin of CODEX

Latin — more at code
First Known Use: circa 1665
Medical Dictionary


noun co·dex \ˈkō-ˌdeks\
plural co·di·ces \ˈkōd-ə-ˌsēz, ˈkäd-\

Medical Definition of CODEX

:  an official or standard collection of drug formulas and descriptions <a codex similar to the British Pharmaceutical Codex>


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