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 26, 2010

Medical Quote Of The Day

Talent is hereditary; it may be the common possession of a whole family (e.g. the Bach family); genius is not transmitted; it is never diffused, but is strictly individual.
--Sex and Character, Otto Weininger [1880-1903]


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