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PO Medical Term

The PO medical term means taken by mouth. The po term is derived from Latin per os. The po medical term is most used in reference to direction on how to take a medication e.g. penicillin can be taken orally, or by injection. Writing "po" on an order or prescription specifies what route to use.

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