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A preparation that is synthesized from living organisms or their products, especially a human or animal protein, such as a hormone or antitoxin, that is used as a diagnostic, preventive, or therapeutic agent. Also called biological drug.
Variant of biological.
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Adj.1.biologic - pertaining to biology or to life and living thingsbiologic - pertaining to biology or to life and living things
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, biological
a. biológico-a, rel. a la biología;
___ assayanálisis ___;
___ controlcontrol ___;
___ evolutionevolución ___;
___ half-lifesemivida ___;
___ immunotherapyinmunoterapia ___;
___ indicatorindicador ___;
___ psychiatrysiquiatría ___;
___ warfareguerra ___.
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biologic, biological

adj biológico; — clock reloj biológico; — mother madre biológica; n (pharm) biológico
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Most adults with psoriatic arthritis (PsA) who initiate biologic therapy with a tumor necrosis factor (TNF) inhibitor or anti-interleukin-12/23 inhibitor stopped the treatment before 1 year, according to an analysis of a U.S.
Afterwards, he thoroughly explained the phenomena of Biologics, Biosimilars, and Biologic Drugs.
CASE FOR DOCUMENTATION: Dr Gerd Glaeske, a pharmacologist and health scientist at the University of Bremen, emphasises the importance of documenting any side effects during therapy with a biologic drug.
David Kauffmann, chairman of CMC Biologics, said, 'With the high level of growth and success that CMC Biologics has had over the last 15 years, I am thrilled that we now will be a central part of AGC's pharmaceutical services business, with biologic manufacturing operations in Europe, U.S.A., and Asia.
A new study indicates that generic biologic drugs - a cheaper option - are as just as effective as their brand name counterparts.
LONDON -- Subcutaneous methotrexate monotherapy may be more effective at helping recently diagnosed patients with rheumatoid arthritis avoid biologic therapy, compared with similar patients on oral methotrexate, based on an analysis of data collected from 483 Canadian patients in routine care and enrolled in a national registry.
Jerry Brown for signing what the trade group characterizes as critical legislation to create a pathway for the substitution of interchangeable biologic medicines.