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signature

 [sig´nah-chur]
the part of a drug prescription that gives directions to be followed by the patient in taking the medicine.

sig·na·ture

(sig'nă-chūr, -tūr),
The part of a prescription containing the directions to the patient.
[Mediev. L. signatura, fr. L. signum, a sign, mark]

signature

/sig·na·ture/ (-chur) the part of a prescription that gives directions as to the taking of the medicine.

signature

(sĭg′nə-chər)
n.
1. Medicine The part of a physician's prescription containing directions to the patient.
2. See chemical signature.

signature

[sig′nəchər]
Etymology: L, signare, (sig) to mark
in pharmacy, a part of a prescription containing instructions to the patient about dosage and manner and frequency of administration.

signature

Medspeak
A general term for a highly specific pattern that defines a substance of interest (e.g., chemical, protein, DNA) or an individual (e.g., a perpetrator of a crime, a parent in issues of paternity) as being unique; the term is often used interchangeably with “fingerprint”.

Vox populi
A person’s name hand-written in script by that person which, when placed on a document (e.g., patient’s chart, prescription for patient therapy, consent form), is legally binding.

signature

Medtalk Any highly specific pattern that defines a substance of interest–eg, chemical, protein, DNA, as being unique; the term is often used interchangeably with 'fingerprint' Vox populi See Digital signature, Electronic signature.

sig·na·ture

(sig'nă-chŭr)
The part of a prescription containing the directions to the patient.
[Mediev. L. signatura, fr. L. signum, a sign, mark]

prescription

signed, written formula for a medicinal preparation, made out by a designated practitioner, and consisting of:
  • inscription names and amounts of drugs ordered

  • signature dose and times of dosing

  • subscription designated drug form

  • superscription recipient details

sig·na·ture

(s) (sig'nă-chŭr)
Part of a prescription containing directions to the patient.
[Mediev. L. signatura, fr. L. signum, a sign, mark]

signature,

n See signa.

signature

that part of a drug prescription that gives directions to be followed by the patient in its use.

root signature
see root signature.
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