a remedy, cure, or the like suggested for any disorder or problem
Origin of Rxfrom Rx
prescription (sense )
Origin of Rxaltered from ?, 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 .