proprietary name

The protected brand name or trademark, registered with the U.S. Patent Office, under which a manufacturer markets its product. It is written with a capital initial letter and is often further distinguished by a superscript R in a circle (®). Cf.:generic name, nonproprietary name. [L. proprietas, ownership]

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(in pharmacy) the trade name of a drug: the name assigned to it by the firm that manufactured it. For example, Zantac is the proprietary name for ranitidine.

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a brand name or trademark under which a proprietary product is marketed. See proprietary.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • proprietary name — UK US noun [countable] [singular proprietary name plural proprietary names] business a name of a product that is on an official list as a trademark Thesaurus: producers and product names and standards …   Useful english dictionary

  • proprietary name — (also proprietary term) ► NOUN ▪ a name of a product or service registered as a trademark …   English terms dictionary

  • proprietary name — n. A trade name or trademark; a registered name of a product that may not be used without the owner’s permission. The Essential Law Dictionary. Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008 …   Law dictionary

  • proprietary name — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms proprietary name : singular proprietary name plural proprietary names business a name of a product that is on an official list as a trademark …   English dictionary

  • proprietary name — (in pharmacy) the trade name of a drug: the name assigned to it by the firm that manufactured it. For example, Taxotere is the proprietary name of docetaxel …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • proprietary name — (also proprietary term) noun a name of a product or service registered as a trademark …   English new terms dictionary

  • international non-proprietary name — bendrinis vaistinės medžiagos pavadinimas statusas Aprobuotas sritis veterinariniai vaistai apibrėžtis Pasaulio sveikatos organizacijos rekomenduotas tarptautinis vaistinės medžiagos įvardijimas arba, jei tokio nėra, įprastinis bendrinis… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • International non-proprietary name — Als Internationaler Freiname (INN) oder Generischer Name (Abkürzung vom Engl.: International Nonproprietary Name) werden die von der Weltgesundheitsorganisation vergebenen, gemeinfreien Namen für Arzneimittelwirkstoffe bezeichnet. Sie erlauben… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Знак Торговый (Proprietary Name) — (в фармации) торговое название лекарственного вещества: название, данное ему фирмой производителем. Например, Зантак является торговым названием лекарственного препарата ранитидина. Источник: Медицинский словарь …   Медицинские термины

  • proprietary — adj. 1 a of, holding, or concerning property (the proprietary classes). b of or relating to a proprietor (proprietary rights). 2 held in private ownership. Phrases and idioms: proprietary medicine any of several drugs, medicines, etc. produced by …   Useful english dictionary

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