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pre·scrip·tion / priˈskripshən/ • n. 1. an instruction written by a medical practitioner that authorizes a patient to be provided a medicine or treatment: he scribbled a prescription for tranquilizers | antidepressants available only by prescription | [as adj.] prescription drugs. ∎  the action of prescribing a medicine or treatment: the unnecessary prescription of antibiotics. ∎  a medicine or remedy that is prescribed: I've got to pick up my prescription. 2. a recommendation that is authoritatively put forward: effective prescriptions for sustaining rural communities. ∎  the authoritative recommendation of an action or procedure: rather than prescription there would be guidance. 3. (also positive prescription) Law the establishment of a claim founded on the basis of a long or indefinite period of uninterrupted use or of long-standing custom.

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Prescription

PRESCRIPTION

A method of acquiring a nonpossessory interest in land through the long, continuous use of the land.

Prescription refers to a type of easement—the right to use the property of another. It requires the use of the land to have been open, continuous, exclusive, and under claim of right for the appropriate statutory period. It differs from adverse possession in that adverse possession entails the acquisition of title to the property, whereas prescription relates to a right to use the property of another that is consistent with the rights of the owner.

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prescription

prescription Order written by a doctor, dentist or veterinary surgeon for drugs or other medication to be dispensed by a pharmacist. It should give details of the quantity of drugs to be dispensed, the dosage required, the route of administration (such as by mouth) and any precautions.

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prescription (pri-skrip-shŏn) n. a written direction from a registered medical practitioner to a pharmacist for preparing and dispensing a drug.

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