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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Sunday, March 21, 2010

Medical Quote of The Day

    Once a medical fad is dead, its evils are soon forgotten--but so are its victims.
--Amusing Quotations for Doctors and Patients, Noah D. Fabricant [1904 -]

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