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PLACEBO

a usually pharmacologically inert preparation prescribed more for the mental relief of the patient than for its actual effect on a disorder

The meaning of the word placebo is a usually pharmacologically inert preparation prescribed more for the mental relief of the patient than for its actual effect on a disorder.

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