Medical Dictionary


noun pre·scrip·tion \pri-ˈskrip-shən\

Medical Definition of PRESCRIPTION

:  a written direction for the preparation, compounding, and administration of a medicine
:  a prescribed remedy
:  a written formula for the grinding of corrective lenses for eyeglasses
:  a written direction for the application of physical therapy measures (as directed exercise or electrotherapy) in cases of injury or disability
May 27, 2015
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a vigorous reprimand or warning
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