a remedy, cure, or the like suggested for any disorder or problem
Origin of Rx; from Rx
prescription (sense )
Origin of Rxaltered ; from uncertain or unknown; perhaps , conventional symbol for Classical Latin recipe: see recipe
- A prescription for medicine or a medical appliance.
- A remedy, cure, or solution for a disorder or problem.
Origin of RxAlteration of ℞, symbol used in prescriptions, abbreviation of Latin recipe, sing. imperative of recipere, to take; see receive.