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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Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Medical Quote Of The Day

   
In memory of former attitudes toward tobacco:

"I have made it a rule never to smoke more than one cigar at a time....As an example to others, and not that I care for moderation myself, it has always my rule never to smoke when asleep, and never to refrain when awake."
--Mark Twain [1835-1910]
 

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