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prescription

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noun pre·scrip·tion \pri-ˈskrip-shən\

Medical Definition of prescription

  1. 1:  a written direction for the preparation, compounding, and administration of a medicine

  2. 2:  a prescribed remedy

  3. 3:  a written formula for the grinding of corrective lenses for eyeglasses

  4. 4:  a written direction for the application of physical therapy measures (as directed exercise or electrotherapy) in cases of injury or disability





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