Definition of biologic in English:

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biologic

Pronunciation: /ˌbīōˈläjik/

adjective

Relating to biology; biological: there is growing interest in the biologic activities of plant extracts in the treatment of disease
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  • Relatively lower cortisol levels following trauma may constitute a biologic risk factor for PTSD.
  • Yet there are significant obstacles on the path to generic biologic drugs, beginning with the very definition of "generic."
  • The development of innovative, specific and markedly more efficacious treatments for AD + P will likely require understanding of its specific biologic processes.

noun

(usually biologics)
another term for biological (noun). these natural biologics can be as potent as manufactured drugs
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  • The most complex combination products are invariably devices involving drugs or biologics, or both.
  • However, the law currently doesn't allow for generic biologics.
  • He says that "we are looking at some first steps toward generic biologics."

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Syllabification: bi·o·log·ic

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