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, June 11, 2010

Medical Quote Of The Day - 11 June 10

"Every patient you see is a lesson in much more than the malady from which he suffers."

--Sir William Osler [1849 - 1919]


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