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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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EHDV and BTV (Reoviridae: Orbivirus) are involved in outbreaks of hemorrhagic disease, which occur mainly in late summer and early autumn in various parts of the world, probably because of the increase in the Culicoides population, the biologic vectors of these viruses.
BTV is a vector-borne pathogen; Culicoides species biting midges (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae) are its biologic vectors (2).
Since Bartonella are likely to be present in biting flies, investigating the potential of biting flies as either mechanical or biologic vectors of Bartonella in cattle and possibly humans should be pursued.