apothecaries' measure


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a·poth·e·car·ies' measure

(ə-pŏth′ĭ-kĕr′ēz)
n.
A system of liquid volume measure used in pharmacy. It has been largely replaced by measures of the metric system.

apothecaries' measure

n
(Pharmacology) a system of liquid volume measure used in pharmacy in which 60 minims equal 1 fluid drachm, 8 fluid drachms equal 1 fluid ounce, and 20 fluid ounces equal 1 pint

apoth′ecaries' meas`ure


n.
a system of units used chiefly in compounding and dispensing liquid drugs.