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, July 6, 2010

Medical Quote Of The Day - 6 July 10

 

"...it is difficult for a specialist to see beyond his own field, and easy for him to believe that his own particular services are required."
  
--Joseph A. Jerger, M.D.
  
  

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