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 18, 2010

Medical Quote Of The Day - 18 June 10

"Whiskey is by far the most popular of all remedies that won't cure a cold."

--singer Jerry Vale [ b. 1932 - ]

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