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superscription

 [soo″per-skrip´shun]
something written above; the symbol ℞ or prescription sign (“take thou”), which is the first of four chief parts of a drug prescription.

su·per·scrip·tion

(sū'pĕr-skrip'shŭn),
The beginning of a prescription, consisting of the injunction, recipe, take, usually denoted by the sign Rx.
[L. super-scribo, pp. -scriptus, to write on or over]

superscription

/su·per·scrip·tion/ (-skrip´shun) the heading of a prescription, i.e., the symbol ℞ or the word Recipe, meaning “take.”

superscription

(so͞o′pər-skrĭp′shən)
n.
The part of a prescription that bears the Latin word recipe represented by the symbol ℞.

su·per·scrip·tion

(sū'pĕr-skrip'shŭn)
The beginning of a prescription, consisting of the injunction recipe, (L., take), usually denoted by the sign Rx.

prescription

signed, written formula for a medicinal preparation, made out by a designated practitioner, and consisting of:
  • inscription names and amounts of drugs ordered

  • signature dose and times of dosing

  • subscription designated drug form

  • superscription recipient details

su·per·scrip·tion

(sū'pĕr-skrip'shŭn)
Beginning of a prescription, consisting of injunction, recipe, take, usually denoted by sign Rx.

superscription

something written above; the first of four chief parts of a drug prescription, the - prescription sign ('Take thou').
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