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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Sunday, June 6, 2010

Medical Quote Of The Day - 6 June 10

"You may know the intractability of a disease by its long list of remedies."
--Dr. Alonzo Clark [ d. 1887]

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