pro re nata

Latin phrase
pro re na·​ta | \ ˌprō-ˌrā-ˈnä-tä How to pronounce pro re nata (audio) \

Definition of pro re nata

: for the present matter : under present circumstances : as needed abbreviation prn used in medical prescriptions

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