- Directions prescribed beforehand; the action of prescribing authoritative rules or directions.
- usage: "I tried to follow her prescription for success"
- A drug that is available only with written instructions from a doctor or dentist to a pharmacist.
- usage: "he told the doctor that he had been taking his prescription regularly"
- Written instructions for an optician on the lenses for a given person.
- 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.
- Available only with a doctor's written prescription.
- usage: "a prescription drug"
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