prescription drug

noun

Definition of prescription drug

  1. :  a drug that can be obtained only by means of a physician's prescription

First Known Use of prescription drug

1872


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prescription drug

noun

Medical Definition of prescription drug

  1. :  a drug that can be obtained only by means of a physician's prescription


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