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, July 9, 2010

Medical Quote Of The Day - 9 July 10


"Constant attention by a good nurse may be just as important as a major operation by a surgeon."

--Dag Hammarskjold, UN Secretary-General, 1953-61 [1905 - 1961]

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