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Related to bioprospecting: Biopiracy and bioprospecting
The attempt to discover in living organisms biochemicals or genetic sequences that have medical, agricultural, or industrial value.
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(Commerce) searching for plant or animal species for use as a source of commercially exploitable products, such as medicinal drugs
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