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1. Of or relating to a magistrate; magisterial.
2. Prepared as specified by a physician's prescription. Used of medicine.
3. Principal; main: the magistral line of fortifications.
[Late Latin magistrālis, belonging to a master, from Latin magister, magistr-, former chief officer of a college; see meg- in Indo-European roots.]
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1. of, relating to, or characteristic of a master
2. (Pharmacology) pharmacol obsolete made up according to a special prescription. Compare officinal
3. (Fortifications) fortifications determining the location of other fortifications: the magistral line.
(Fortifications) a fortification in a determining position
[C16: from Latin magistrālis concerning a master, from magister master]
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mag•is•te•ri•al(ˌmædʒ əˈstɪər i əl)
1. of, pertaining to, or befitting a master; authoritative.
2. imperious; domineering: a magisterial tone.
3. of, pertaining to, or befitting a magistrate or the office or rank of a magistrate.
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a. magistral, rel. a medicamentos que se preparan de acuerdo a indicaciones médicas.
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