or bi·o·e·quiv·a·len·cy

[ bahy-oh-i-kwiv-uh-luh ns or bahy-oh-i-kwiv-uh-luh n-see ]
/ ˌbaɪ oʊ ɪˈkwɪv ə ləns or ˌbaɪ oʊ ɪˈkwɪv ə lən si /

noun Pharmacology.

the condition in which different formulations of the same drug or chemical are equally absorbed when taken into the body.

Origin of bioequivalence

OTHER WORDS FROM bioequivalence

bi·o·e·quiv·a·lent, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Medicine definitions for bioequivalent

[ bī′ō-ĭ-kwĭvə-lənt ]


A value indicating the rate at which a substance enters the bloodstream and becomes available to the body.
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