miracle drug


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miracle drug

n.
A usually new drug that proves extraordinarily effective. Also called wonder drug.

won′der drug`


n.
a new drug that is noted for its striking curative effect.
[1935–40]
Translations

miracle drug

nmedicina miracolosa
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