nos-trum. pronunciation: \nos'-trum\. noun. Etymology: Latin, neuter of noster our, ours.
1. a medicine of secret composition recommended by its preparer but usually without scientific proof of its effectiveness.
2. a usually questionable remedy or scheme.
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Friday, March 19, 2010

Medical Quote of The Day

"Perhaps one half of all patients or more have nothing wrong with them in terms of prospective death.  But can we say that there is nothing wrong with them in terms of prospective life?"
--Isaac Starr [1895-1989]



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