biologic biologic  /ˌbaɪ ə ˈlɑ dʒɪk/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) pertaining to biology or to life and living things

Usage(s):

  1. Author Dorsey has an almost biologic feeling for the violence of growththe uptilting of mountains, the plunge of rivers, the tidal surge of young and healthy nations.
  2. With characteristic biologic modesty, the cholera bacteriophage had been at work long before it was discovered and named.

News

  1. After expedited review, FDA approves biologic therapy for giant cell tumors

    An immune-boosting biologic therapy already used to prevent fractures in patients with bone metastases has won the FDA's approval as a treatment for a rare but painful condition called giant cell tumor of the bone. The FDA gave an expedited review to X...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: MedCity News

  2. Research and Markets: Biologic Drug R&D in China - Current State and Future Development Market Report 2013

    Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Biologic Drug R&D in China - Current State and Future
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. China Biologic Waived Application of Preferred Shares Rights Agreement

    BEIJING, June 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- China Biologic Products, Inc. (Nasdaq: CBPO, "China Biologic" or the "Company"), a leading fully integrated plasma-based biopharmaceutical company ...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. "The pharmaceutical industry, especially the biologic industry, has an awful lot of power in the halls of Congress," Brown told reporters during a Tuesday press call.
    on Jul 15, 2009 By: Sherrod Brown Source: MedPage Today

  2. "We've asked over and over for a study of the river's carrying capacity and its ability to maintain biologic integrity," said Mr. Harris, whose group conducts water quality testing for the DEP.
    on Feb 18, 2008 By: Dick Harris Source: Ridgefield Press

  3. "We are very encouraged by the promising results that we have seen through the ustekinumab clinical development program evaluating the efficacy and safety of this novel biologic in the treatment of moderate to severe plaque psoriasis," said...
    on Dec 4, 2007 By: St Jerome Source: PharmaLive.com (press release)

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