pro re nata

according to need (physicians use PRN in writing prescriptions)

add water as needed

Syn: ↑as needed, ↑as required, ↑PRN

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/prddoh" rdde" nah"tah/; Eng. /proh" ree" nay"teuh, ray"/, Latin.
for an unforeseen need or contingency.
[lit., for a thing born]

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pro re nata /rē nāˈtə or rā näˈtä/
For a special emergency, as the need arises or circumstances dictate
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Main Entry:pro

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pro-re-nascent, pro re nata
see pro 8.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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