Definitions

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  • adj. Like a chimera.
  • adj. Imaginary, fanciful.
  • adj. Pertaining to a genetic chimera.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Chimerical.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Same as chimerical.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. being or relating to or like a chimera

Etymologies

From chimera. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Duncan BD, Harrison MR, Crombleholme TM, Clemons G, Tavassole, Zanjani ED: Effect of erythropoietic stress on donor hematopoietic cell expression in chimeric rhesus monkeys transplanted in utero.

    Fetal Stem Cell Transplantation, In Utero Stemm Cell Publications

  • Pretreatment of prenatally transplanted allogeneic marrow with VEGF and SCF delays allograft rejection in chimeric mice.

    Fetal Stem Cell Transplantation, In Utero Stemm Cell Publications

  • The primary vehicles for introducing fluorescent protein chimeric gene sequences into cells are genetically engineered bacterial plasmids and viral vectors.

    Archive 2005-10-01

  • Srour, EF, Zanjani ED, Cornetta K, Traycoff CM, Flake AW, Hedrick M, Brandt JE, Leemhuis T, Hoffman R: Persistence of human multilineage self-renewing lymphohematopoietic stem cells in chimeric sheep.

    Fetal Stem Cell Transplantation, In Utero Stemm Cell Publications

  • Led by Dr Cristina Tufarelli, in the School of Graduate Entry Medicine and Health Sciences, the researchers found that seven of these faulty genetic elements - known as chimeric transcripts - are more common in breast cancer cells.

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  • The researchers, led by Dr Cristina Tufarelli, in the School of Graduate Entry Medicine and Health Sciences, discovered that seven of these faulty genetic elements - known as chimeric transcripts - are more common in breast cancer cells.

    PhysOrg.com - latest science and technology news stories

  • The delivery system makes use of the bacterium Escherichia coli (E. coli) which has been genetically altered to produce a specific artificial polypeptide known as a chimeric polypeptide.

    Nano Tech Wire

  • A kind of chimeric fusion of Joan Crawford and George Clinton, de Noailles surrounded herself with young people, and they aided her until the end of her life in her battle against convention of any kind.

    A Tale of Two Salons

  • Although he does not draw this conclusion, if great apes have full or near-full moral status, then it is probably impermissible to use them in any kind of chimeric research in which scientists are currently interested.

    Human/Non-Human Chimeras

  • The monoclonal antibodies herein specifically include "chimeric" antibodies

    FreshPatents.com: Notable Patent Applications - 07/22/2010

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