miracle drug

noun
|Updated on: 21 Aug 2018

Definition of miracle drug

: a drug usually newly discovered that elicits a dramatic response in a patient's condition : wonder drug

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1944

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miracle drug

noun mir·a·cle drug \ ˈmir-ə-kəl- \

medical Definition of miracle drug

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

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