Posted by Bruce Kahl on August 24, 2000
In Reply to: A symbol posted by Frankie on August 23, 2000
: This is not exactly a phrase but a symbol.
: The pharmaceutical symbol Rx or is it Px?
Main Entry: Rx
Etymology: alteration of , symbol used at the beginning of a prescription, abbreviation for Latin recipe, literally, take -- more at RECIPE
Latin, take, imperative of recipere to take, receive --
: a medical prescription