(in prescriptions) as much as is sufficient; enough.
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Origin of q.s.1
From the Latin word quantum sufficit
Definition for q.s. (2 of 2)
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Medicine definitions for q.s.
quantum satis (as much as is enough)
quantum sufficiat (as much as shall suffice)
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