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generic

, generical
1. Biology of, relating to, or belonging to a genus
2. denoting the nonproprietary name of a drug, food product, etc.
3. a drug, food product, etc. that does not have a trademark

generic

[jə′ner·ik]
(biology)
Pertaining to or having the rank of a biological genus.
(science and technology)
A term applied to or descriptive of an entire group or a class.
In general use, that which is nonproprietary.
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The development of non-proprietary and proprietary drug names is based on regulatory requirements by several governing bodies, including the American Medical Association's USAN Council, the World Health Organization's INN Programme, the European Medicines Agency and the US Food and Drug Administration.
An approved non-proprietary drug name will also make our lead drug candidate more widely recognizable to clinicians and physicians and most importantly, to patients living with non-small cell lung cancer."
The S-3000CB uses a non-proprietary control system for maximum flexibility.
The MDX-40 desktop subtractive rapid prototyping (SRP) system can mill a wide range of non-proprietary materials, such as ABS, Delrin, nylon and tooling board, allowing accurate functional testing to be performed on the actual material specified in the design.
Both sets of regulations are functionally identical in their definition of the deemed export of non-proprietary information.
In the past, medicines in the UK have been given British approved names but from now on they must adopt the recommended international non-proprietary name.
The OnGuard ET Third Edition product suite from Lenel Systems International of Pittsford, New York, expands the offerings of the system to include IP camera-based digital video management, a non-proprietary format for smart-card applications, more secure communication encryption, and broader support for third-party devices and systems.
But will not develop medicines for diseases of poor countries--or non-proprietary treatments for anyone, even when they are the best at any price.
Nokia said that non-proprietary modules would substantially reduce the development effort and costs traditionally associated with creating new base station product ranges.
By writing and reading using non-proprietary I-O, Double Image 5.0 is abiding by the same file I-O that is used by Windows Explorer, permitting other programs to easily access the files copied by Double Image.
Linear Tape-Open (LTO) is a non-proprietary or "open" half-inch mid-range tape format that was jointly developed in 2000 by a consortium of three drive vendors: IBM, HP and Seagate (now Certance).
A public policy panel recently met in Washington, D.C., to discuss the PDF-Archive (PDF/A) initiative, an effort led by government agencies, archivists, researchers, content management associations, and private industry to create a common, non-proprietary standard that will enable preservation of electronic records over multiple technology generations.

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