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to count, label, and disburse multiple doses of medications to a patient.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
To give out medicine and other necessities to the sick; to fill a medical prescription.
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v. dis·pensed, dis·pensing, dis·penses
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).
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To prepare and supply a therapeutic agent or medication.
To transfer a unit of blood products to a specific patient.
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To prepare and give out medicine and other necessities to the sick; to fill a medical prescription.
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