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Business English | Topic: English for the Biotechnology Industry 1

This exercise is for those who work in the biotech industry and/or would like to improve their knowledge of words and expressions relating to biotechnology. Although it's meant for ESL students, it'll be useful to anyone who wants to practice this specialized vocabulary.


QUESTIONS:
(Choose the best response for each one)


1. R & D is short for "research and __________________________."
  developing
  development
  developers

2. We are trying to develop a safe and __________________________ new treatment for this disease.
  affected
  evasive
  effective

3. In order to fully understand a disease, you have to examine it at the __________________________ level.
  miraculous
  molecular
  molar

4. Recent developments = Recent __________________________
  advances
  advantages
  adages

5. The average cost to research and develop a __________________________ drug is about $900 billion.
  successful
  success
  succeeding

6. This drug has been __________________________ for use by the FDA (Food and Drug Administration).
  appreciated
  deprecated
  approved

7. To discover/find the underlying causes of a condition = To __________________________ the underlying causes of a condition
  unravel
  unveil
  address

8. We have to determine how the __________________________ cells are different from the normal/healthy cells.
  affected
  effective
  inspected

9. Major pharmaceutical companies usually have their own __________________________ where they develop new drugs.
  laps
  labs
  lads

10. Conducting clinical __________________________ involves testing the potential medicine on patients.
  trails
  drills
  trials

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