automatic drug dispenser

automatic drug dispenser

A computer-driven medication cabinet that monitors orders for prescription drugs and releases the drugs one at a time. It is used to prevent medication errors such as double dosing.
Synonym: automatic medication dispensing system.
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The syringe, with an automatic drug dispenser, was still in the back of her hand.
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