Definition of Pharming

1. Noun. The use of genetic engineering to alter an animal or plant in order to make it produce a pharmaceutical or similar product ¹



2. Noun. (computing) The redirection of traffic for one website to another, with intent to deceive ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Pharming

1. the production of pharmaceuticals from genetically altered plants or animals [n -S]

Medical Definition of Pharming

1. A genetic-engineering technique by which the embryos of livestock are injected with human genetic material encoded to produce chemicals normally generated only by the human body, so that blood, proteins, and organs from the fully grown animals can be used in medicines and cross-species organ transplants. Synonym: transgenics. (14 Nov 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pharming

pharmacosiderites
pharmacotherapeutic
pharmacotherapies
pharmacotherapist
pharmacotherapists
pharmacotherapy
pharmacovigilance
pharmacuetical
pharmacuetics
pharmacy
pharmacy administration
pharmacy and therapeutics committee
pharmafood
pharmafoods
pharmalogical studies
pharming (current term)
pharmings
pharms
pharoah
pharology
pharos
pharoses
pharyng-
pharyngal
pharyngals
pharyngeal
pharyngeal arches
pharyngeal branch of descending palatine artery
pharyngeal branch of glossopharyngeal nerve
pharyngeal branch of inferior thyroid artery

Literary usage of Pharming

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1. Information Security: Emerging Cybersecurity Issues Threaten Federal by Gregory C. Wilshusen (2005)
"pharming uses a variety of technical methods to redirect a user to a spoofed ... For example, one pharming technique is to "poison" the local domain name ..."

2. Tour Through Parts of the United States and Canada by Beaufoy (1828)
"... and appropriated to the ordnance department, is delightfully shaded with trees, and laid put in walks, drives, &c. That pharming spot used, ..."

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