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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: placebo(0.01608 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to placebo.
English → English (WordNet)
n 1: an innocuous or inert medication; given as a pacifier or to
the control group in experiments on the efficacy of a
2: (Roman Catholic Church) vespers of the office for the dead
[also: placeboes (pl)]
English → English (gcide)
Placebo \Pla*ce"bo\, n. [L., I shall please, fut. of placere to
1. (R. C. Ch.) The first antiphon of the vespers for the
2. (Med.) A prescription with no pharmacological activity
given to a patient to humor or satisfy the desire for
3. (Med.) a dose of a compound having no pharmacological
activity given to a subject in a medical experiment as
part of a control experiment in a test of the
effectiveness of another, active pharmacological agent.
To sing placebo, to agree with one in his opinion; to be
complaisant to. --Chaucer.