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Something regarded as a magical solution or cure: "There is no magic bullet against cancer" (Matt Clark).
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(Medicine) informal any therapeutic agent, esp one in the early stages of development, reputed to be very effective in treating a condition, such as a malignant tumour, by specifically targeting the diseased tissue
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something that cures or remedies by attacking a specific disease without causing harmful side effects.
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|Noun||1.||magic bullet - a remedy (drug or therapy or preventive) that cures or prevents a disease; "there is no magic bullet against cancer"|
drug - a substance that is used as a medicine or narcotic
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