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dis·pen·sa·ry

 (dĭ-spĕn′sə-rē)
n. pl. dis·pen·sa·ries
1. An office in a hospital, school, or other institution from which medical supplies, preparations, and treatments are dispensed.
2. A public institution that dispenses medicines or medical aid.

dispensary

(dɪˈspɛnsərɪ; -srɪ)
n, pl -ries
(Pharmacology) a place where medicine and medical supplies are dispensed

dis•pen•sa•ry

(dɪˈspɛn sə ri)

n., pl. -ries.
a place where something is dispensed, esp. medicines.
[1690–1700]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dispensary - clinic where medicine and medical supplies are dispenseddispensary - clinic where medicine and medical supplies are dispensed
clinic - a healthcare facility for outpatient care
Translations
مُسْتَوْصَف
lékárnavýdejna léků
receptur
lyfjageymsla

dispensary

[dɪsˈpensərɪ] N (gen) → dispensario m; (in hospital) → farmacia f

dispensary

[dɪˈspɛnsəri] n (in hospital)pharmacie f; (in chemist's)officine f

dispensary

n (in hospital) → (Krankenhaus)apotheke f; (in chemist’s) → Apothekenabteilung f; (= clinic)Dispensarium nt

dispensary

[dɪsˈpɛnsrɪ] nfarmacia; (clinic) → dispensario, ambulatorio

dispense

(diˈspens) verb
1. to give or deal out.
2. to prepare (medicines, especially prescriptions) for giving out.
diˈspensaryplural diˈspensaries noun
a place especially in a hospital where medicines are given out.
diˈspenser noun
dispense with
to get rid of or do without. We could economize by dispensing with two assistants.

dis·pen·sa·ry

n. dispensario, clínica, establecimiento que proporciona asistencia médica y dispensa medicamentos.
References in classic literature ?
Perhaps it may all be very good; but why should I worry myself about establishing dispensaries which I shall never make use of, and schools to which I shall never send my children, to which even the peasants don't want to send their children, and to which I've no very firm faith that they ought to send them?
When the old king--who was suspicious of the English, their railways and telegraphs--died, Purun Dass stood high with his young successor, who had been tutored by an Englishman; and between them, though he always took care that his master should have the credit, they established schools for little girls, made roads, and started State dispensaries and shows of agricultural implements, and published a yearly blue-book on the "Moral and Material Progress of the State," and the Foreign Office and the Government of India were delighted.
RAWALPINDI -- Cantonment Executive Officer (CEO) Rawalpindi Cantonment Board (RCB)Arslan Haider has directed the officers concerned to complete all the arrangements to open Dhoke Gujran and Ahmedabad dispensaries to provide medical facilities to the residents at their door steps.
RAWALPINDI -- A project has been worked out to set up 5 new dispensaries in different areas of Cantonment Board Rawalpindi.
RAWALPINDI -- The Primary and Secondary Health Department has sought a report from the District Health Authority about non-completion of a project launched to convert 10 dispensaries in the city into mother and child filter clinics.
15 November 2017 - Colorado, US-based customer engagement software company Baker serving marijuana dispensaries, has acquired Washington, US-based CRM company Grassworks Media, to solidify its position in the cannabis dispensary market, the company said.
We are continuing to closely work with both the licensed dispensaries and private laboratories in each of the counties to help them meet all of the requirements as efficiently as possible without compromising product or patient safety, said Keith Ridley, who oversees the medical cannabis dispensary program for the Hawaii State Department of Health.
Like all legitimate businesses, marijuana dispensaries must compile financial data for management purposes, to obtain loans, and to file tax data.
Differences between and within provinces - at the district level - exist, but in spite of significant investment by the government in public sector health and nutrition services; most people prefer going to private dispensaries and hospitals.
Let's discuss rent-seeking, as it relates to local marijuana dispensaries.
Summary: New Delhi [India], August 17 (ANI): The Fortis Foundation recently launched two charitable medical dispensaries at the Anubhavi Ashram in Haridwar, Uttarakhand and at the Aggarwal Dharamshala in New Delhi.
Insurance company Hawaii Employers' Mutual Insurance Company (HEMIC) announced it will stop providing workers' compensation insurance to seven of the eight businesses waiting for licenses to begin selling their product in dispensaries.