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ge·ner·ic

 (jə-nĕr′ĭk)
adj.
1.
a. Relating to or descriptive of an entire group or class: Cancer is a generic term for a group of diseases in which cells proliferate wildly.
b. Lacking specificity; general: made some generic remarks about how to save for retirement.
2. Biology Of or relating to a genus.
3.
a. Relating to or being a product that is sold or distributed without any brand name or without a widely known brand name, especially as a discount alternative to a name-brand product: generic soap.
b. Relating to or being the official nonproprietary name of a drug, under which it is licensed and identified by the manufacturer.
4. Grammar Specifying neither masculine nor feminine gender: generic nouns like waitperson and executive.
n.
1. A product or substance sold under or identified by a generic name.
2. A wine that is a blend of several grape varieties and does not carry the name of any specific grape.

[From Latin genus, gener-, kind; see genə- in Indo-European roots.]

ge·ner′i·cal·ly adv.
gen′e·ric′i·ty (jĕn′ə-rĭs′ĭ-tē), ge·ner·ic·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.generically - without a trademark or brand name; "we market these drugs generically"
2.generically - as sharing a common genus; "these animals are not related generically"
Translations

generically

[dʒɪˈnerɪklɪ] ADVgenéricamente, de manera genérica

generically

[dʒɪˈnɛrɪkəli] adv
[refer to] → génériquement
[called, known] → génériquementgeneric drug nmédicament m générique

generically

adv (Biol) → gattungsmäßig; they could be generically described as …sie könnten unter dem Oberbegriffzusammengefasst werden

generically

[dʒɪˈnɛrɪklɪ] advgenericamente
References in classic literature ?
Generically, fiery liquors that produce madness in total
Mail-service pharmacies typically dispense medications like cholesterol reducers for chronic conditions that tend to be newer and less available generically compared to medications like antibiotics typically dispensed through retail pharmacies.
Tae-Bo, generically known as aerobic kickboxing, offers an intense cardiovascular workout.
One steel executive laments that more IT professionals don't understand his business because too many systems are designed generically, rather than with a clear picture of the end use.
Copaxone or copolymer 1 (now known generically as glatiramer acetate for injection) is a synthetic protein that simulates myelin basic protein, a component of the material called myelin that insulates nerve fibers in the brain and spinal cord.
For example, if a computer programmer is to be retained to develop software to accomplish a specific objective, the contract should define explicitly that objective, rather than referring generically to the performance of "computer software development services.
The course, generically called "desktop publishing," is an elective, and it is clearly one of the most popular.
AMSC's 344 superconductors, which have the architecture of what are generically known as second generation (2G) high temperature superconductor (HTS) wires, are designed as a drop-in replacement for customers who are currently using first generation (1G) HTS wire.
s Hyzaar is known generically as Losartan Potassium and Hydrochlorothiazide (HCTZ) Tablets and Merck Research Laboratories' Cozaar is known generically as Losartan Potassium Tablets.
A gene that is highly active in up to 20% of breast cancer cases might be blocked by a generically available blood pressure drug, US researchers reported.
Much as many people refer to facial tissue as "Kleenex," the term is now being used more generically for interior turbinate resection of whatever type.
A widespread public reaction against such manipulation, stemming from protests that the ecological and health effects of generically modified foods remain largely untested and unknown, caused many food retailers to reassess their purchasing and marketing priorities.