- (in prescriptions) write; mark; label: indicating directions to be written on a package or label for the use of the patient.
Origin of Sig.1
< Latin signā; See signa
- let it be written.
Origin of Sig.2
From the Latin word signētur
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- (in prescriptions) signā
- (in prescriptions) signature
(sense 1) Latin: sign (senses 3 and 4) Italian: mister
- signa (sign; label)
- signetur (let it be labeled; let it be signed)