Definition of Genetic engineering

1. Noun. The technology of preparing recombinant DNA in vitro by cutting up DNA molecules and splicing together fragments from more than one organism.




Definition of Genetic engineering

1. Noun. The deliberate modification of the genetic structure of an organism. ¹

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Medical Definition of Genetic engineering

1. General term covering the use of various experimental techniques to produce molecules of DNA containing new genes or novel combinations of genes, usually for insertion into a host cell for cloning. (07 May 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genetic Engineering

genetic constitution
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genetic death
genetic defect
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genetic disease
genetic disequilibrium
genetic disorder
genetic distance
genetic diversity
genetic dominance
genetic drift
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genetic engineering (current term)
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Literary usage of Genetic engineering

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1. Computers and Information Technologies in Agricultural Production and edited by Karl Schneider (1998)
"... crop-production; biotechnology; genetic-engineering; expert-systems; imagery; remote-sensing; uk; non-food-crop-production; robotics 364 NAL Call No. ..."

2. Biological Weapons: The Threat Posed by Terrorists (2000)
"Meanwhile, there is strong suspicion that at some of die more visible laboratories weapons-related genetic engineering is being conducted. ..."

3. Technology and Innovation in the International Economy by Charles Cooper (1994)
"Examples might include genetic engineering of plants adapted to tropical climates, or vaccines against tropical diseases for use in humans or animals. ..."

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