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superscription

 [soo″per-skrip´shun]
something written above; the symbol ℞ or prescription sign (“take thou”), which is the first of four chief parts of a drug prescription.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

su·per·scrip·tion

(sū'pĕr-skrip'shŭn),
The beginning of a prescription, consisting of the injunction, recipe, take, usually denoted by the sign Rx.
[L. super-scribo, pp. -scriptus, to write on or over]
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superscription

(so͞o′pər-skrĭp′shən)
n.
The part of a prescription that bears the Latin word recipe represented by the symbol ℞.
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su·per·scrip·tion

(sū'pĕr-skrip'shŭn)
The beginning of a prescription, consisting of the injunction recipe, (L., take), usually denoted by the sign Rx.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

su·per·scrip·tion

(sū'pĕr-skrip'shŭn)
Beginning of a prescription, consisting of injunction, recipe, take, usually denoted by sign Rx.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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