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juh ne rik

  • n  a wine that is a blend of several varieties of grapes with no one grape predominating; a wine that does not carry the name of any specific grape
  • n  any product that can be sold without a brand name
  • a  relating to or common to or descriptive of all members of a genus
    the generic name
  • s  (of drugs) not protected by trademark
    `Acetaminophen' is the generic form of the proprietary drug `Tylenol'
  • s  applicable to an entire class or group
    is there a generic Asian mind?

  • He has led graduate seminars on the "generic cities" of the developing world, not to see how those places can be rationalized but to learn from their irrationality.
  • Given the Republicans' tendency to overperform the generic polling, that's a win for Republicans.
  • Even now that it has been cleared to import generic drugs, the South African government has not yet indicated whether it will undertake a mass treatment campaign based on generic .
News & Articles

  • FDA needs to allow generic drug manufacturers to post warning labels on prescription drugs, says Public Citizen
    Generic drugs comprise 80 percent of American prescriptions. But Public Citizen, a consumer advocacy organization, wants the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to allow generic manufacturers to post new warnings that can come decades after the drugs were approved. 
    June 24, 2013 - St. Louis Post-Dispatch
  • Generic drug design-defect claims preempted
    &via=&related=DolcePixel" In a victory to generic pharmaceutical companies, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled today that state design-defect laws that impose a duty on generic drug makers to either change their labeling in violation of federal law or pull the drug from the market are preempted. &via=&related=DolcePixel"
    June 24, 2013 - The Daily Record
  • Justices block generic drug liability lawsuits
    By Lawrence Hurley and Bill Berkrot WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Supreme Court ruled on Monday that generic drugmakers cannot be sued under state law for adverse reactions to their products, a decision that consumer advocates called a blow to patient safety. In a 5-4 vote, the court ruled for Mutual Pharmaceutical Co, owned by Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd, overturning a multimillion ...
    June 24, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News
Quotes

  • Robert Curbeam in Forbes
    Of course it's a little more challenging because we haven't done the training on the ground for it,Curbeam said in an interview Sunday evening. "But we did have a lot of generic training for solar array wing deploy and retract...... I have...
  • Jean Nouvel in Washington Post
    I think they understood very well that I fight for specific architecture against generic architecture,Nouvel said by phone from his office in Paris. "Every project is an adventure."
  • Dennis Hejlik in Leading The Charge
    The term mine-resistant, ambush-protected vehicle "was very generic" and intended to guide a broader discussion of what type of truck would be needed to defend against the changing threats troops in the field faced, Hejlik told reporters in May...

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