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Quantum sufficit

Quantum \Quan"tum\, n.; pl. Quanta. [L., neuter of quantus how great, how much. See Quantity,]

  1. Quantity; amount. ``Without authenticating . . . the quantum of the charges.''

  2. (Math.) A definite portion of a manifoldness, limited by a mark or by a boundary.
    --W. K. Clifford.

    Quantum meruit[L., as much as he merited] (Law), a count in an action grounded on a promise that the defendant would pay to the plaintiff for his service as much as he should deserve.

    Quantum sufficit, or Quantum suff. [L., as much suffices] (Med.), a sufficient quantity; -- abbreviated q. s. in pharmacy.

    Quantum valebat[L., as much at it was worth] (Law), a count in an action to recover of the defendant, for goods sold, as much as they were worth.

quantum sufficit

n. (context medicine English) A sufficient quantity.