Nocebo meaning

nō-sēbō
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.
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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.
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Origin of nocebo

  • Latin nocēbō I will harm first person sing. future tense of nocēre to harm (on the model of placebo) nek-1 in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition