The Latin word scribere, meaning “to write,” and its form scriptus give us the roots scrib and script. Words from the Latin scribere have something to do with writing. To scribble is to write quickly or carelessly. To describe is to write or tell about something or someone. A manuscript is a document written by hand. To transcribe is to write down something spoken or copy something written.
transitive verbtran·scribe \tran(t)s-ˈkrīb\
Medical Definition of TRANSCRIBE
: to cause (as DNA) to undergo genetic transcription