Saturday, July 25, 2015

Placebo

Placebo [ pluh-see-boh ]
 noun ]
 MEANING :
 1. a substance which does not have any pharmacological effect but is administered to satisfy a patient who supposes it to be a real medicine
2. an item of no intrinsic remedial value that is used to appease or reassure another
3. the name given to the vespers of the Office for the dead
 USAGE EXAMPLE 1 :
 The study indicated that sixty-five percent of the patients recovered when given a placebo.