biogeneric

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

bio- +‎ generic

Noun[edit]

biogeneric (plural biogenerics)

  1. A copy of a drug, created through biotechnology.
    • 2007 September 1, Bloomberg News, “Generic Anemia Drug Allowed”, New York Times:
      The European Commission cleared the biogeneric version of the drug known as epoetin alfa, Novartis, based in Basel, Switzerland, said yesterday.