nocebo

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no·ce·bo

 (nō-sē′bō)
n. pl. no·ce·bos or no·ce·boes
A substance that causes undesirable side effects as a result of a patient's perception that it is harmful rather than as a result of a causative ingredient.

[Latin nocēbō, I will harm, first person sing. future tense of nocēre, to harm (on the model of placebo); see nek- in Indo-European roots.]
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