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  Definition of prescription
  1. a drug that is available only with written instructions from a doctor or dentist to a pharmacist; "he told the doctor that he had been taking his prescription regularly"
  2. written instructions from a physician or dentist to a druggist concerning the form and dosage of a drug to be issued to a given patient
  3. written instructions for an optician on the lenses for a given person
  4. directions prescribed beforehand; the action of prescribing authoritative rules or directions; "I tried to follow her prescription for success"
Similar Words: prescription drug, prescription medicine, ethical drug

 

Hyponyms: refill

 

Derivational Morphology: order, prescribe, dictate

 

Anagrams: receptionist

 

Language Translations:
Chinese: 药方   Dutch: voorschrift  
Finnish: resepti   French: ordonnance  
German: Rezept   Hungarian: recept  
Italian: ricetta   Japanese: 処方  
Korean: 처방   Portuguese: receita  
Russian: предписание   Spanish: receta  
Swedish: recept  
 
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