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q.s.

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abbreviation
(in prescriptions) as much as is sufficient; enough.
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Origin of q.s.

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From Latin quantum sufficit

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British Dictionary definitions for q.s. (1 of 2)

qs

abbreviation for
(in prescriptions) quantum sufficit
quarter section (of land)

Word Origin for qs

(sense 1) Latin: as much as will suffice

British Dictionary definitions for q.s. (2 of 2)

QS

abbreviation for
quarter sessions
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Medical 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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