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omission

[ōmish′ən]
Etymology: L, omittere, to neglect
(in law) intentional or unintentional neglect to fulfill a duty required by law.

o·mis·sion

(ō-mish'ŭn)
Pharmacy Drug error in which the requisite dose is erroneously missed.
See also: improper dose quantity

o·mis·sion

(ō-mish'ŭn)
Pharmacy drug error in which requisite dose is wrongly missed.

omission,

n in speech, a phoneme left out at a place where it should occur.
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