Definition of Prescription. Meaning of Prescription. Synonyms of Prescription

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Definition of Prescription

Prescription
Prescription Pre*scrip"tion, n. [F. prescription, L. praescriptio, an inscription, preface, precept, demurrer, prescription (in sense 3), fr. praescribere. See Prescribe.] 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. --Macaulay. 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.
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Usucaption 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

- Prescription, prescriptive, or prescribe may refer to: Medical prescription, a plan of care written by a physician or other health care professional Prescription...
- A prescription drug (also prescription medication or prescription medicine) is a pharmaceutical drug that legally requires a medical prescription to be...
- A prescription is a health-care program implemented by a physician or other qualified health care practitioner in the form of instructions that govern...
- Linguistic prescription, or prescriptive grammar, is the attempt to lay down rules defining preferred or "correct" use of language. These rules may address...
- An eyegl**** prescription is an order written by an eyewear prescriber, such as an optometrist or ophthalmologist, that specifies the value of all parameters...
- extinctive prescription is the expiration of a legitimate inheritance as the result of prolonged failure to claim said inheritance. Extinctive prescription is...
- prescribed. Prescription misuse has been defined differently and rather inconsistently based on status of drug prescription, the uses without a prescription, intentional...
- a prescription from a healthcare professional, as opposed to prescription drugs, which may be sold only to consumers possessing a valid prescription. In...
- The Prescription Drug Marketing Act (PDMA) of 1987 (P.L. 100-293, 102 Stat. 95) is a law of the United States federal government. It establishes legal...
- Law is a system of rules that are created and enforced through social or governmental institutions to regulate behavior. It has been defined both as "the...
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