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inscription

 [in-skrip´shun]
1. a mark or line.
2. the second part of a prescription, the part containing names and amounts of the ingredients.

in·scrip·tion

(in-skrip'shŭn),
1. The main part of a prescription, that which indicates the drugs and the amount of each to be used in the mixture.
2. A mark, band, or line.
Synonym(s): inscriptio
[L. inscriptio]

in·scrip·tion

(in-skrip'shŭn)
1. The main part of a prescription; that which indicates the drugs and the quantity of each to be used in the mixture.
2. A mark, band, or line.

in·scrip·tion

, inscriptio (in-skrip'shŭn, -shē-ō)
The main part of a prescription, which indicates drugs and amount of each to be used in the mixture.
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