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(or′dĕr )

[L. ordo, a row, series]

1. Instructions from a health care provider specifying patient treatment and care.
2. A directive mandating the delivery of specific patient care services.
3. An arrangement or sequence of events, rule, regulations, or procedures.
4. In biological classification, the main division inferior to a class, superior to a family.

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