biopharmaceutical(redirected from biopharmaceuticals)
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A drug produced by means of biotechnology, consisting of a large, complex molecule such as a protein rather than a small molecule.
1. Of or relating to a drug or drugs produced by means of biotechnology: the biopharmaceutical industry.
2. Of or relating to properties of pharmaceutical preparations and their effects after administration: biopharmaceutical factors affecting intestinal absorption of the drug.
(Biochemistry) of or relating to drugs produced using biotechnology