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n. tablet that contains no medication but has medical effects due to purely psychological reasons
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A placebo (; Latin , “I shall please” from , “I please”) is a simulated or otherwise medically ineffectual treatment for a disease or other medical condition intended to deceive the recipient. Sometimes patients given a placebo treatment will have a perceived or actual improvement in a medical condition, a phenomenon commonly called the placebo effect.
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1. an innocuous or inert medication; given as a pacifier or to the control group in experiments on the efficacy of a drug
(hypernym) medicine, medication, medicament, medicinal drug
(hyponym) active placebo
2. (Roman Catholic Church) vespers of the office for the dead
(classification) Roman Catholic, Western Church, Roman Catholic Church, Church of Rome, Roman Church
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n. placebo, tablet that contains no medication but has medical effects due to purely psychological reasons
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nm. placebo, tablet that contains no medication but has medical effects due to purely psychological reasons
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