Prescription has various meanings.
- Linguistic prescription, the laying down of normative language rules
- Prescription (law), a doctrine in international law about sovereignty over a territory
- Period of Prescription, a civil law system analogue to the common law institute of a statute of limitations, applied to periods during which rights and obligations are legally enforceable
A prescription (℞ is a health-care program implemented by a Physician or other medical practitioner in the form of instructions that govern the plan of care for an individual An eyeglass prescription is a written order by an Optometrist or Ophthalmologist to an Optician for Eyeglasses. A contact lens (also known simply as a contact) is a corrective, cosmetic, or therapeutic lens usually placed on the Cornea A prescription drug is a licensed medicine that is regulated by legislation to require a prescription before it can be obtained In Linguistics, prescription can refer both to the codification and the enforcement of rules governing how a language is to be used Prescription (law is the method of sovereignty transfer of a territory through international law analogous to the Common law doctrine of Adverse possession for private A statute of limitations is a Statute in a Common law Legal system that sets forth the maximum period of time after certain events that legal proceedings Not to be confused with prescription and other meanings of proscription.© 2009 citizendia.org; parts available under the terms of GNU Free Documentation License, from http://en.wikipedia.org
- See also Proscription
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