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21:58 Jun 8, 2002
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Medical - Medical (general)
English term or phrase: rx
acronym
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Summary of answers provided
4 +1medical abbreviation for prescription
swisstell
5take
Mads Grøftehauge
4rx
Lorraine Lamont


  

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medical abbreviation for prescription


Explanation:
but it can also be an
AMATEUR RADIO RECEIVER

depends on the further context which is missing.

ref. for both possibilities: Babylon

swisstell
Italy
Local time: 18:14
Native speaker of: German
PRO pts in category: 4

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agree  MMUlr: with prescription
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take


Explanation:
Rx can mean a prescription. Also, within a prescription text, rx means take.

A less likely meaning: In India and Pakistan and other countries rx signifies tens of rupees.


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Mads Grøftehauge
Local time: 18:14
Native speaker of: Native in DanishDanish
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rx


Explanation:
It can mean treatment, to take (as in a prescription), or be the subscript on the prescription itself. Commonly used to denote the prescription/treatment itself (as on a pill bottle or the doctor's prescription).

Lorraine Lamont
United States
Local time: 12:14
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Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
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Jun 3, 2006 - Changes made by Fabio Descalzi:
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FieldOther » Medical
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