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dispensary

 [dis-pen´ser-e]
1. a place for dispensation of free or low-cost medical treatment.
2. any place where drugs or medicines are actually dispensed.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

dis·pen·sa·ry

(dis-pen'săr-ē),
1. A physician's office, especially the office of one who dispenses medicines.
2. The office of a hospital pharmacist, where medicines are given out on physicians' orders.
3. An outpatient department of a hospital.
[L. dis-penso, pp. -atus, to distribute by weight, fr. penso, to weigh]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

dispensary

(dĭ-spĕn′sə-rē)
n. pl. dispensa·ries
1. An office in a hospital, school, or other institution from which medical supplies, preparations, and treatments are dispensed.
2. A public institution that dispenses medicines or medical aid.
The American Heritage® Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2007, 2004 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.

dis·pen·sa·ry

(dis-pen'săr-ē)
1. A physician's office, especially the office of one who dispenses medicines.
2. The office of a hospital pharmacist, where medicines are distributed on physicians' orders.
3. An outpatient department of a hospital.
[L. dis-penso, pp. -atus, to distribute by weight, fr. penso, to weigh]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

dispensary

A department of a hospital or clinic supplying drugs and other medical supplies on demand.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

dis·pen·sa·ry

(dis-pen'săr-ē)
1. A physician's office, especially of one who dispenses medicines.
2. The office of a hospital pharmacist, where medicines are given out on physicians' orders.
[L. dis-penso, pp. -atus, to distribute by weight, fr. penso, to weigh]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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