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ge`ner´ic name`

n.1.The name for a medication, as used in the pharmacopoeia; it cannot be a trademark. The name is typically given by the inventor or discoverer of the drug, but must be approved by a national or international naming authority.
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In the fishery, they usually go by the generic name of Gay-Headers.
These though generally included in the generic name of free trappers, have the more specific title of skin trappers.
One was the barge which he had brought from Mackinaw; another was of a larger size, such as was formerly used in navigating the Mohawk River, and known by the generic name of the Schenectady barge; the other was a large keel boat, at that time the grand conveyance on the Mississippi.
Of the Lenni Lenape, or as they were called by the whites, from the circumstances of their holding their great council-fire on the banks of that river, the Delaware nation, the principal tribes, besides that which bore the generic name, were the Mahicanni, Mohicans, or Mohegans, and the Nanticokes, or Nentigoes.
It was in this state that Master Tom lay at half-past seven on the morning following the day of his arrival, and from his clean little white bed watched the movements of Bogle (the generic name by which the successive shoeblacks of the School-house were known), as he marched round from bed to bed, collecting the dirty shoes and boots, and depositing clean ones in their places.
GENERIC AND BRAND NAMES OF MEDICINES Generic name Each medicine has an approved chemical name called the generic name.
For instance, the "-prazole" ending of Nexium's generic name, esomeprazole, reveals that it is a type of antiulcer medication.
M2 EQUITYBITES-27 January 2010-Tranzyme Pharma granted approval of generic name "ulimorelin" for TZP-101(C)2010 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.
Table 1: Antibacterial preparations Generic name Rxs (thousands) % Chloramphenicol 1,964.
NORDIC BUSINESS REPORT-2 June 2009-Danish NeuroSearch announces generic name for Huntington's disease drug(C)1994-2009 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.
involves exclusive distribution rights to NATCO's pre-filled syringes of glatiramer acetate, the generic name for Copaxone, in major markets including the U.
concluded an agreement on January 29 for the co-development and co-marketing of Asacol - development code Z-206, generic name mesalazine, Asacol is an oral enteric-coated pharmaceutical formulation of mesalazine, a drug for inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).

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