generic name

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Noun[edit]

generic name (plural generic names)

  1. (botany, zoology) The scientific name of a genus, conforming to the ICBN or ICZN.
  2. (pharmacology, pharmacy) The name given to a drug that is used to identify it irrespective of trademark etc.

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