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overprescribe

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verb over·pre·scribe \-pri-ˈskrīb\

Medical Definition of overprescribe

overprescribed

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overprescribing

  1. intransitive verb

  2. :  to prescribe excessive or unnecessary medication

  3. transitive verb

  4. :  to prescribe (medication) unnecessarily or to excess

overprescription

\-pri-ˈskrip-shən\play noun

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