Medical Dictionary

apothecaries' measure


apothecaries' measure

noun apoth·e·car·ies' measure \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
February 28, 2015
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To speak pompously or dogmatically
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