Latin for Pharmacists

Latin for Pharmacists

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1916 edition. Excerpt: ...hyoscyami 3h infusi buchu quantum sufficiat ad 3vi 2. If. strychninae sulphatis gr. ss aloini gr. iii extracti rhamni purshianae gi elixiris pepsini 5 iii 3. If. hydrargyri chloridi mitis 5i extracti hyoscyami gr. xii sodii bicarbonatis 3 vi 4. T$. pilulas catharticas compositas numero x II. Translate into Latin: 1. Take six suppositories of glycerin 2. Take ten drops of phenol one ounce of chlorate of potassium three fluid ounces of compound solution of borate of sodium 3. Take six drachms of tincture of nux vomica one ounce of tincture of gentian compound two and one-half ounces of elixir of sulphuric acid two ounces of the elixir of iron, quinine, and strychnine phosphates 4. Take fifteen grains of opium one drachm of tannic acid one and one-half drachms of boric acid one ounce of sugar of milk LESSON 18 PRESCRIPTION WRITING (continued) 4. Subscription The subscription consists of the instructions to the pharmacist as to the form in which the medicine is to be dispensed. It is invariably written in Latin, commonly in an abbreviated form. (For a complete list of abbreviations in use, see page 73.) The language principles involved are those already discussed in the previous lessons. Although the range of such instructions as may be given in the subscription is quite limited, nevertheless in order to achieve fluency and accuracy a mastery of the inflections and of the syntax is necessary. Certain general rules, however, may be stated here as a guide in the use of this material. 1. The verb stands first. Since the subscription is an order to the pharmacist, the verb invariably expresses a command and is therefore either in the imperative or in the subjunctive form. Frequently more than one verb is employed. 2. The verb is usually followed...show more

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  • 9781236648129