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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A disease that is relatively rare, for which the development of drugs is considered to be commercially nonviable.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Any disease for which drugs are not usually developed because it is too rare to make the development profitable.


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