miracle drug

noun

Definition of miracle drug

  1. :  a drug usually newly discovered that elicits a dramatic response in a patient's condition —called also wonder drug

First Known Use of miracle drug

1944


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miracle drug

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noun mir·a·cle drug \ˈmir-ə-kəl-\

Medical Definition of miracle drug

  1. :  a drug usually newly discovered that elicits a dramatic response in a patient's condition—called also wonder drug

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