Placebo - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |pləˈsiːboʊ|  American pronunciation of the word placebo
Brit.  |pləˈsiːbəʊ|  British pronunciation of the word placebo

noun

- an innocuous or inert medication; given as a pacifier or to the control group in experiments on the efficacy of a drug
- (Roman Catholic Church) vespers of the office for the dead

Word forms

noun
singular: placebo
plural: placebos or placeboes
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