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Noun: panacea  ,pa-nu'see-u
  1. Hypothetical remedy for all ills or diseases; once sought by the alchemists
    - nostrum, catholicon, cure-all
Noun: Panacea  ,pa-nu'see-u
  1. (Greek mythology) the goddess of healing; daughter of Aesculapius and sister of Hygeia

Derived forms: panaceas

Type of: curative, cure, Greek deity, remedy, therapeutic

Encyclopedia: Panacea, Florida