[ pər tōō′bəm ]
Through a tube, as in the administration of food, liquids, or medication.
per seRead more in this article about some frequently asked questions and fun facts related to our definitions.
What Character Was Removed From The Alphabet?Johnson & Johnson, Barnes & Noble, Dolce & Gabbana: the ampersand today is used primarily in business names, but that small character was once the 27th part of the alphabet. Where did it come from though? The origin of its name is almost as bizarre as the name itself.
- per procurationem,
- per rectum,
- per say,
- per se,
- per stirpes,
- per vias naturales,
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