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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Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Medical Quote Of The Day - 15 June 10

"PHYSICIAN, n. One upon whom we set our hopes when ill and our dogs when well."
-- from The Devil's Dictionary, Ambrose Bierce [1842 - 1914?]

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