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p.r.n.

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abbreviation

(in prescriptions) as the occasion arises; as needed.

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Origin of p.r.n.

From Latin prō rē nāta
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British Dictionary definitions for p.r.n.

prn

abbreviation for (in prescriptions)

pro re nata
Latin: as the situation demands; whenever needed
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Medical definitions for p.r.n.

p.r.n.

abbr.

pro re nata (as the situation demands)
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