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proprietary

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noun pro·pri·e·tary \p(r)ə-ˈprī-ə-ˌter-ē\

Medical Definition of proprietary

plural pro·pri·e·tar·ies

  1. :  something that is used, produced, or marketed under exclusive legal right of the inventor or maker; specifically :  a drug (as a patent medicine) that is protected by secrecy, patent, or copyright against free competition as to name, product, composition, or process of manufacture




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proprietary

adjective pro·pri·e·tary

Medical Definition of proprietary

  1. 1:  used, made, or marketed by one having the exclusive legal right <a proprietary drug>

  2. 2:  privately owned and managed and run as a profit-making organization <a proprietary clinic>





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