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orphan drug

Translation of orphan drug in Spanish:

noun

  • fármaco (masculine) no comercializado
    Example sentences
    • These drugs are called orphan drugs and are allowed to have less premarketing testing.
    • One medical gas, nitric oxide, has been licensed as an orphan drug and increased in price.
    • In fact Glutathione is an orphan drug for the treatment of AIDS-associated cachexia.

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    In Spain, a geographical, social, and culturally homogeneous region, with a clear natural or administrative demarcation is called a comarca. Comarcas are normally smaller than regiones. They are often famous for some reason, for example Ampurdán (Catalonia) for its wines, or La Mancha (Castile) for its cheeses.