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Prescription vs. Perscription

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Prescriptionnoun

(legal)

Perscriptionnoun

misspelling of prescription

Prescriptionnoun

The act of prescribing a rule, law, etc..

Prescriptionnoun

Also called limitation and negative prescription. A time period within which a right must be exercised, unless the right will be extinguished.

Prescriptionnoun

Also called acquisitive prescription and positive prescription. A time period after which a person who has, in the role of an owner, uninterruptedly, peacefully, and publicly possessed another's property acquires the property. The described process is known as acquisition by prescription and adverse possession.

Prescriptionnoun

A written order, as by a physician or nurse practitioner, for the administration of a medicine or other intervention. See also scrip.

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Prescriptionnoun

(medicine) The prescription medicine or intervention so prescribed.

Prescriptionnoun

(ophthalmology) The formal description of the lens geometry needed for spectacles, etc..

Prescriptionnoun

(linguistics) The act or practice of prescribing norms of language usage. See also prescriptivism.

Prescriptionnoun

(linguistics) An instance of a prescriptive pronouncement.

Prescriptionnoun

A plan or procedure to obtain a given end result; a recipe.

Prescriptionadjective

only available with a physician or nurse practitioner's written prescription

‘Many powerful pain killers are prescription drugs in the U.S.’;

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Prescriptionnoun

The act of prescribing, directing, or dictating; direction; precept; also, that which is prescribed.

Prescriptionnoun

A direction of a remedy or of remedies for a disease, and the manner of using them; a medical recipe; also, a prescribed remedy.

Prescriptionnoun

A prescribing for title; the claim of title to a thing by virtue of immemorial use and enjoyment; the right or title acquired by possession had during the time and in the manner fixed by law.

‘That profound reverence for law and prescription which has long been characteristic of Englishmen.’;

Prescriptionnoun

directions prescribed beforehand; the action of prescribing authoritative rules or directions;

‘I tried to follow her prescription for success’;

Prescriptionnoun

a drug that is available only with written instructions from a doctor or dentist to a pharmacist;

‘he told the doctor that he had been taking his prescription regularly’;

Prescriptionnoun

written instructions for an optician on the lenses for a given person

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Prescriptionnoun

written instructions from a physician or dentist to a druggist concerning the form and dosage of a drug to be issued to a given patient

Prescriptionadjective

available only with a doctor's written prescription;

‘a prescription drug’; ‘nonprescription drugs’; ‘an over-the-counter cold remedy’;

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