Origin and Etymology of superscription
Middle English, from Late Latin superscription-, superscriptio, from Latin superscribere
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
Medical Definition of superscription
: the part of a pharmaceutical prescription which contains or consists of the Latin word recipe or the sign ℞
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