Definitions for "placebo"
A prescription with no pharmacological activity given to a patient to humor or satisfy the desire for medical treatment.
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.
an inactive substance (or another vaccine that will elicit different immune responses from the one being tested) adminstered to some clinical trial participants to provide a basis for comparison of effects.
Keywords:  vespers, catholic, dead, roman, vivorum
The first antiphon of the vespers for the dead.
(Roman Catholic Church) vespers of the office for the dead
An obsolete usage of the word placebo was to mean someone who came to a funeral claiming (often falsely) a connection with the deceased, to try to get a share of any food and/or drink being handed out at the funeral. This usage originated from the phrase "placebo Domino in regione vivorum" in the Roman Catholic Church's Office of the Dead ritual.
Keywords:  olsdal, molko, 'ashtray, hewitt, stefan
Placebo are an alternative rock band consisting of Brian Molko (vocals, guitar), Stefan Olsdal (bass) and Steve Hewitt (drums). The band was founded in London in 1994 when Brian and Stefan, who went to the same school but apparently never spoke, met again by chance in London and subsequently formed 'Ashtray Heart'.
Placebo is the self titled debut album by British rock band Placebo, released on the Virgin Records label on July 16, 1996. In 1998 Q magazine readers voted it the 87th greatest album of all time. The album was remastered and reissued on September 18, 2006 for the 10th Anniversary.
Keywords:  plantar, flexion, plateau
Plantar Flexion Plateau
Keywords:  lookalike, affects
a lookalike that has no affects
The platform for the creation of a broad range of web systems, ranging from simple web sites with an authorization system and access management to electronic collections management systems.