Definition of biopharming in English:


Line breaks: bio|pharm¦ing
Pronunciation: /ˈbʌɪəʊfɑːmɪŋ


[mass noun]
  • another term for pharming ( sense 1). biopharming is a potential new industry at the boundary between medicine and food
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    • Last autumn, the issue came to a head when food manufacturers made public their concerns about food crops being used for biopharming.
    • Corn, which is wind pollinated and therefore spreads its traits easily, is the crop of choice for biopharming.
    • She notes that the drugs that biopharming promises to deliver can be gotten through other means.

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