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biopharmaceutical

(bī′ō-fär′mə-so͞o′tĭ-kəl)
n.
A drug produced by means of biotechnology, consisting of a large, complex molecule such as a protein rather than a small molecule.
adj.
1. Of or relating to a drug or drugs produced by means of biotechnology: the biopharmaceutical industry.
2. Of or relating to properties of pharmaceutical preparations and their effects after administration: biopharmaceutical factors affecting intestinal absorption of the drug.

biopharmaceutical

A generic term for a biomolecule (e.g., proteins), including antibodies and nucleic acids and antisense oligonucleotides, which are produced in a transgenic organism—e.g., mice, livestock, fish, or plant—and used as a therapeutic agent.
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