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ge·ner·ic name

(jĕ-ner'ik nām),
1. chemistry a noun that indicates the class or type of a single compound, for example, salt, saccharide (sugar), hexose, alcohol, aldehyde, lactone, acid, amine, alkane, steroid, vitamin. "Class" is more appropriate and more often used than is "generic."
2. In the pharmaceutical and commercial fields, a misnomer for nonproprietary name.
3. In the biologic sciences, the first part of the scientific name (Latin binary combination or binomial) of an organism; written with an initial capital letter and in italics.
4. bacteriology the species name consists of two parts (comprising one name): the generic name and the specific epithet; in other biologic disciplines, the species name is regarded as being composed of two names: the generic name and the specific name.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

generic name

The drug-identifying name created by the U.S. Adopted Names (USAN) Council—a joint collaboration of the American Medical Association, the U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention and the American Pharmacists Association—to which all branded (proprietary) names for a particular agent are associated.
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ge·ner·ic name

(jĕ-ner'ik nām)
1. chemistry A noun that indicates the class or type of a single compound (e.g., salt, saccharide (sugar), hexose, alcohol, aldehyde, lactone, acid, amine, alkane, steroid, vitamin). "Class" is more appropriate and more often used than is "generic."
2. In the pharmaceutical and commercial fields, a misnomer for nonproprietary name.
3. biologic sciences The first part of the scientific name (Latin binary combination or binomial) of an organism; written with an initial capital letter and in italics.
4. bacteriology The species name consists of two parts (comprising one name): the generic name and the specific epithet; in other biologic disciplines, the species name is regarded as being composed of two names: the generic name and the specific name.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

ge·ner·ic name

(jĕ-ner'ik nām)
1. In the pharmaceutical and commercial fields, a misnomer for nonproprietary name.
2. bacteriology the species name consists of two parts (comprising one name): the generic name and the specific epithet; in other biologic disciplines, the species name is regarded as being composed of two names: the generic name and the specific name.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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