Definition of biogeneric in English:


Line breaks: bio|gen¦er¦ic
Pronunciation: /ˌbʌɪə(ʊ)dʒəˈnɛrɪk

noun & adjective

  • another term for biosimilar. the advent of biogenerics could cause biotech companies to withhold more information about their products biogeneric versions of off-patent medicines
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    • Rules in the U.S. are still unclear, making it difficult for companies to win approval to market biogenerics there.
    • If competing firms are permitted to manufacture them, biogeneric versions of the off-patent medicines could command $5 billion next year.
    • "I feel that a value of $1 billion is reasonable for a proven technological platform in the generics sector, especially in biogenerics, which currently very much interests the major firms."


1990s: from bio- + generic.

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