apothecaries' measure

noun

Definition of apothecaries' measure

: a system of liquid units of measure used chiefly by pharmacists called also apothecary measure

First Known Use of apothecaries' measure

1776

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apothecaries' measure

noun apoth·e·car·ies' measure \ ə-ˈpäth-ə-ˌker-ēz- \

medical 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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