Nostrum

• (n.) Any scheme or device proposed by a quack. • (n.) A medicine, the ingredients of which are kept secret for the purpose of restricting the profits of sale to the inventor or proprietor; a quack medicine. • (n.) A medicine, the ingredients of which are kept secret for the purpose of restricting the profits of sale to the inventor...
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nostrum

(nos´trәm) a quack, patent, or secret remedy.
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nostrum

noun patent medicine whose efficacy is questionable
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Nostrum

Nos'trum (-trŭm) noun ; plural Nostrums (-trŭmz). [ Neut. sing. of Latin noster ours, from nos we. See Us .] 1. A medicine, the ingredients of which are kept secret for the purpose of restricting the profits of sale to the inventor or proprietor...
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nostrum

a quack remedy an untested cure 
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Nostrum

Nostrum: A worthless remedy. 'Nostrum' is an example of a term that came from medicine, entered the world beyond medicine, fell into disuse in medicine, but is still used outside medicine. A nostrum was a medicine of secret composition recommended by the person who concocted it but with no scientific proof of its effectiveness. A patent medicine (o...
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nostrum

Origin: Neut. Sing. Of L. Noster ours, fr. Nos we. See Us. ... 1. A medicine, the ingredients of which are kept secret for the purpose of restricting the profits of sale to the inventor or proprietor; a quack medicine. ... 2. Any scheme or device proposed by a quack. 'The incentives of agitators, the arts of impostors and the nostrums of quacks.' (...
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nostrum

patent medicine whose efficacy is questionable
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nostrum

patent medicine whose efficacy is questionable
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nostrum

patent medicine whose efficacy is questionable
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nostrum

patent medicine whose efficacy is questionable
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nostrum

secret or quack medicine
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nostrum

Type: Term Pronunciation: nos′trŭm Definitions: 1. General term for a therapeutic agent, sometimes patented but usually of secret composition, offered to the general public as a specific remedy for any disease or class of diseases. Term currently carries a pejorative connotation.
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nostrum

[n] - patent medicine whose efficacy is questionable
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