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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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We considered, however, that readers would understand from the claim "highly trained and qualified staff" that glasses would be dispensed by people who held a formal qualification as well as the appropriate training.
Pending final posting of the proposed change, the DEA will require that the original Rx be presented and verified against the FAXed Rx at the time the substances are actually dispensed.