biotherapeutic

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

bio- +‎ therapeutic

Noun[edit]

biotherapeutic (plural biotherapeutics)

  1. A therapeutic material produced using biological means, including recombinant DNA technology.
    • 2009 January 27, Natasha Singer, “In Wyeth, Pfizer Sees a Drug Pipeline”, in New York Times[1]:
      “We want to become a leader in biotherapeutics and vaccines,” Jeffrey B. Kindler, Pfizer’s chief executive, said Monday at the Manhattan news conference where the deal was announced.