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 19, 2010

Medical Quote Of The Day


There is no more contradiction between the science of medicine and the art of medicine than between the science of aeronautics and the art of flying.
--The Care of the Patient, Francis Weld Peabody [1881-1927]

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