apothecaries' measure


apoth·e·car·ies' measure

noun \ə-ˈpäth-ə-ˌker-ēz-\

Definition of APOTHECARIES' MEASURE

: 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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