A biologic medical product or a biologic or biological, is a medicinal product such as a vaccine, blood or blood component, gene therapy, tissue, recombinant therapeutic protein, or living cells that are used as therapeutics to treat diseases. Biologics are created by biologic processes, rather than being chemically synthesized. Biologics can be composed of sugars, proteins, or nucleic acids or a complex combination of these substances.
They may be living entities such as cells and tissues. Biologics are isolated from a variety of natural sources that can be human, animal, or microorganism.