bioequivalence

noun
bio·equiv·a·lence | \ˌbi-(ˌ)ō-iˈkwiv-lən(t)s, -ˈkwi-və-\

Definition of bioequivalence 

: the property wherein two drugs with identical active ingredients or two different dosage forms of the same drug possess similar bioavailability and produce the same effect at the site of physiological activity

Other Words from bioequivalence

bioequivalent \ˌbi-(ˌ)ō-iˈkwiv-lənt, -ˈkwi-və- \ adjective

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1977, in the meaning defined above

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bioequivalence

noun
bio·equiv·a·lence | \-i-ˈkwiv(-ə)-lən(t)s \

Medical Definition of bioequivalence 

: the property wherein two drugs with identical active ingredients (as a brand-name drug and its generic equivalent) or two different dosage forms (as tablet and oral suspension) of the same drug possess similar bioavailability and produce the same effect at the site of physiological activity

Other Words from bioequivalence

bioequivalent \-lənt \ adjective

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