Medical Dictionary


verb pre·scribe \pri-ˈskrīb\

Definition of PRESCRIBE

intransitive verb
:  to write or give medical prescriptions
transitive verb
:  to designate or order the use of as a remedy <prescribe a drug>
March 30, 2015
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