Not content merely

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Not content merely to palliate the patient’s sores and cankers, the researcher sought a means of wiping out the disease.
Can anyone paraphrase "Not content merely"?
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  • Linkway

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    British English
    Not content...
    ....merely to do something.

    Eg She was not content merely to phone her bereaved friend; she flew to Paris to meet her.
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