q.s.

1

(in prescriptions) as much as is sufficient; enough.

Nearby words

  1. q.i.d.,
  2. q.l.,
  3. q.m.,
  4. q.n.,
  5. q.p.,
  6. q.t.,
  7. q.v.,
  8. qa,
  9. qaanaaq,
  10. qabalah

Origin of q.s.

1
From the Latin word quantum sufficit

q.s.

2

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Medicine definitions for q.s.

q.s.

abbr.

quantum satis (as much as is enough)
quantum sufficiat (as much as shall suffice)

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