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biosimilar

[ bahy-oh-sim-uh-ler ]
/ ˌbaɪ oʊˈsɪm ə lər /
Pharmacology.
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noun

a biopharmaceutical that is very similar, but not identical, to a previously manufactured one: Do the biosimilars require fewer clinical trials?

adjective

of or relating to biopharmaceuticals that closely resemble previously manufactured ones: biosimilar products; biosimilar medicine.

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Origin of biosimilar

First recorded in 2000–05; bio(pharmaceutical) + similar
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