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miracle drug

noun
Origin
1950-1955
1950-55
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Examples for miracle drug
  • The discovery of leptin and a number of other promising hormones has not yet produced a miracle drug.
  • Eating fruits and vegetables is not a miracle drug, but darn close to it.
miracle drug in Medicine

miracle drug mir·a·cle drug (mĭr'ə-kəl)
n.
A usually new drug that proves extraordinarily effective.

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