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dispense

 [dis-pens´]
to count, label, and disburse multiple doses of medications to a patient.

dis·pense

(dis-pens'),
To give out medicine and other necessities to the sick; to fill a medical prescription.

dispense

/dis·pense/ (-pens´) to prepare medicines for and distribute them to their users.

dispense

(dĭ-spĕns′)
v. dis·pensed, dis·pensing, dis·penses
v.tr.
a. To give or deal out, especially in parts or portions: a machine that dispenses candy; a neighbor who freely dispenses advice.
b. To prepare and give out (medicines).

dispense

[dispens′]
Etymology: L, dis, apart, pensare, to weigh
to prepare and issue medications or medication mixtures from a pharmaceutical outlet or department.

dispense

verb
Pharmacology
To prepare and supply a therapeutic agent or medication.
 
Transfusion
To transfer a unit of blood products to a specific patient.

dis·pense

(dis-pens')
To prepare and give out medicine and other necessities to the sick; to fill a medical prescription.
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