biogeneric

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

bio- +‎ generic

NounEdit

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.
Last modified on 26 March 2012, at 22:17