dispensary

[dih-spen-suh-ree]
noun, plural dispensaries.
1.
a place where something is dispensed, especially medicines.
2.
a charitable or public facility where medicines are furnished and free or inexpensive medical advice is available.

Origin:
1690–1700; < Medieval Latin dispēnsāria storeroom, equivalent to Latin dispēns(āre) to dispense + -āria -ary

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

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dispensary
"place for weighing out medicines," 1690s, from M.L. dispensarius "one who dispenses," from L. dispensare (see dispense).
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dispensary dis·pen·sa·ry (dĭ-spěn'sə-rē)
n.

  1. An office in a hospital or other institution from which medical supplies and medicines are dispensed.

  2. A public institution that dispenses medicines or medical aid.

  3. An outpatient department of a hospital.

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Example sentences
Patients leave the dispensary with bags, rather than bottles, full of pills.
He founded a hospital and dispensary for the treatment of hopeless spine and
  hip diseases.
He prescribes a medicine which must be gotten at a dispensary some distance
  away.
Members of the dispensary were either registered patients or registered primary
  caregivers.
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