Rx meaning

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A prescription for medicine or a medical appliance.
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A remedy, cure, or solution for a disorder or problem.
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A remedy, cure, or the like suggested for any disorder or problem.
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A prescription for medicine or a medical appliance.
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A remedy, cure, or solution for a disorder or problem.
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A communications abbreviation for receive. Contrast with TX.
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Origin of rx

  • altered < ℞, conventional symbol for L recipe: see recipe

    From Webster's New World College Dictionary, 5th Edition

  • Alteration of symbol used in prescriptions abbreviation of Latin recipe sing. imperative of recipere to take receive

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition