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per os

 [per os] (L.)
by mouth.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

per os (PO),

(per os),
By or through the mouth, denoting a method of delivering medication.
[L.]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

per os

Latin instruction, by mouth.
 
Use of the Latin instructions for therapeutics is waning; usage of plain English is preferred from all perspectives, including informed consent and liability reduction.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

per os

By mouth, orally
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

per os

(PO) (pĕr os)
By or through the mouth, denoting a method of medication or feeding.
See: peroral
[L.]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

per os

(PO) (pĕr os)
By or through the mouth, denoting method of delivering medication.
[L.]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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"NPO," the abbreviation for the Latin phrase "nil per os" (nothing by mouth), means that patients scheduled for elective surgery are instructed not to consume any food or liquid on the day of surgery.
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