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patent medicine n
: a packaged nonprescription drug which is protected by a trademark and whose contents are incompletely disclosed
: any drug that is a proprietary
Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.