prescription

Prescription has various meanings.

In a health care context:

*Medical prescription, written by a health care professional
*Eyeglass prescription, written by an ophthalmologist or an optometrist
*Property prescription, written by a landscape architect or other natural scientist concerned with client property/plant health
*Contact lens prescription
*Prescription drug, a drug available only by a medical prescription

Other meanings:

See also Proscription''

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