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Definition of Prescription
PrescriptionPrescription Pre*scrip"tion, n. [F. prescription, L.
praescriptio, an inscription, preface, precept, demurrer,
prescription (in sense 3), fr. praescribere. See
1. The act of prescribing, directing, or dictating;
direction; precept; also, that which is prescribed.
2. (Med.) A direction of a remedy or of remedies for a
disease, and the manner of using them; a medical recipe;
also, a prescribed remedy.
3. (Law) A prescribing for title; the claim of title to a
thing by virtue immemorial use and enjoyment; the right or
title acquired by possession had during the time and in
the manner fixed by law. --Bacon.
That profound reverence for law and prescription
which has long been characteristic of Englishmen.
Note: Prescription differs from custom, which is a local
usage, while prescription is personal, annexed to the
person only. Prescription only extends to incorporeal
rights, such as aright of way, or of common. What the
law gives of common rights is not the subject of
prescription. Blackstone. Cruise. Kent. In Scotch law,
prescription is employed in the sense in which
limitation is used in England and America, namely, to
express that operation of the lapse of time by which
obligations are extinguished or title protected. Sir T.
Craig. Erskine. prescriptionUsucaption U`su*cap"tion (?; 277), n. [L. usucapere,
usucaptum, to acquire by long use; usu (ablative of usus use)
+ capere to take: cf. usucapio usucaption.] (Roman Law)
The acquisition of the title or right to property by the
uninterrupted possession of it for a certain term prescribed
by law; -- the same as prescription in common law.
Meaning of Prescription from wikipedia
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- A prescription
drug (also prescription
medication, prescription medicine
-only medication) is a pharmaceutical
drug that is permitted
- A prescription
, often abbreviated
℞ or Rx, is a formal communication
from a physician
or other registered healthcare professional
to a pharmacist, authorizing...
- Linguistic prescription
, or prescriptive
grammar, is the establishment
of rules defining preferred usage
of language. These rules
- An eyegl**** prescription
is an order written
by an eyewear
prescriber, such as an optometrist, that specifies
of all parameters
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on NBC in the United
and some medical appliances
in England under
the age of 60. However, people
may be exempt...
- a consumer without
for a prescription
from a healthcare
professional, as opposed
may be supplied
only to consumers...
- Law is a set of rules
that are created
and are enforceable
or governmental institutions
behavior, with its precise definition
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