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a trademarked medical preparation that can be bought without a physician's prescription
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The American Heritage® Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
A nonprescription drug or other medical preparation that is often protected by a trademark.