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, June 28, 2010

Medical Quote Of The Day - 28 June 10

"Despite all our toil and progress, the art of medicine still falls somewhere between trout casting and spook writing."

--Ben Hecht [1894 - 1964]

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