by prescription

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of by prescription

US
: by having a written message from a doctor that officially tells one to use a medicine, therapy, etc.
  • The drug is only available by prescription.

Word by Word Definitions

prescription play
  1. : the establishment of a claim of title to something under common law usually by use and enjoyment for a period fixed by statute

  2. : the right or title acquired under common law by such possession

  3. : the process of making claim to something by long use and enjoyment


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