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something written above; the symbol ℞ or prescription sign (“take thou”), which is the first of four chief parts of a drug prescription.
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]
superscription/su·per·scrip·tion/ (-skrip´shun) the heading of a prescription, i.e., the symbol ℞ or the word Recipe, meaning “take.”
The part of a prescription that bears the Latin word recipe represented by the symbol ℞.
The beginning of a prescription, consisting of the injunction recipe, (L., take), usually denoted by the sign Rx.
prescriptionsigned, 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
Beginning of a prescription, consisting of injunction, recipe, take, usually denoted by sign Rx.
something written above; the first of four chief parts of a drug prescription, the - prescription sign ('Take thou').