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(in prescriptions) as much as is sufficient; enough.
Origin of q.s.1
From the Latin word quantum sufficit

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q.s. abbr.

  1. Latin quantum satis (as much as is enough)

  2. quantum sufficiat (as much as shall suffice)

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