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bi·o·log·ic

 (bī′ə-lŏj′ĭk)
n.
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.
adj.
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
Translations

bi·o·log·ic

, biological
a. biológico-a, rel. a la biología;
___ assayanálisis ___;
___ controlcontrol ___;
___ evolutionevolución ___;
___ half-lifesemivida ___;
___ immunotherapyinmunoterapia ___;
___ indicatorindicador ___;
___ psychiatrysiquiatría ___;
___ warfareguerra ___.

biologic, biological

adj biológico; — clock reloj biológico; — mother madre biológica; n (pharm) biológico
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Stigma, lack of information, lack of access to health care, and a combination of other behavioral and biologic factors contribute to high rates of STDs among teens and young adults.
Alternatively, these subjects may remain free of dementia due to biologic factors such as the ability to clear high levels of beta-amyloid or psychosocial factors such as the presence of cognitive reserve.
Biologic factors such as metabolic or endocrine abnormalities and side effects from antiretroviral therapy can also cause psychiatric disorders in patients with HIV.
Biologic factors such as metabolic or endocrine abnormalities and side effects from an-tiretroviral therapy can also cause psychiatric disorders in patients with HIV When anti-HIV drugs may be causing the mood disorder, consider possibly subtracting a drug instead of adding one, he said.
There may be biologic factors predisposing whites to heart disease or protecting blacks from developing it," he added.
For example, social, behavioral, cultural, and biologic factors may play a role, as could patient preferences (studies have shown black patients to be less likely to want a transplant).
Besides substances and lifestyle choices that contribute to anxiety, there also might be biologic factors.