nonprescription

[ non-pri-skrip-shuh n ]
/ ˌnɒn prɪˈskrɪp ʃən /

adjective

(of drugs, medication, etc.) legally available for purchase without a doctor's prescription; over-the-counter.

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Origin of nonprescription

First recorded in 1955–60; non- + prescription
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Medical definitions for nonprescription

nonprescription
[ nŏn′prĭ-skrĭpshən ]

adj.

Sold legally without a physician's prescription; over-the-counter.
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