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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Monday, April 5, 2010

Medical Quote Of The Day

"For every one of them, God is in her child.  Mothers of great men must have this feeling particularly, but then, at the beginning, all women are the mothers of great men--it isn't their fault if life disappoints them later."
--Doctor Zhivago, Boris Pasternak [1890-1960]

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