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biological

(archaic), biologic
1. of or relating to biology
2. (of a detergent) containing enzymes said to be capable of removing stains of organic origin from items to be washed
3. a drug, such as a vaccine, that is derived from a living organism
Collins Discovery Encyclopedia, 1st edition © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

biological

[¦bī·ə¦läj·ə·kəl]
(biology)
Of or pertaining to life or living organisms.
(immunology)
A biological product used to induce immunity to various infectious diseases or noxious substances of biological origin.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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