sig·​na | \ ˈsig-nə How to pronounce signa (audio) \

Definition of signa

: write on label

First Known Use of signa

1896, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for signa

Latin, indicate, mark, imperative of signare

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The first known use of signa was in 1896

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“Signa.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/signa. Accessed 23 Sep. 2020.

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Medical Definition of signa

: write on label used to introduce the signature in writing a prescription abbreviation S, Sig

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