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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The treatment of certain disorders, especially those caused by genetic anomalies or deficiencies, by introducing specific engineered genes into a patient's cells.

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  • n. Any of several therapies involving the insertion of genes into a patient's cells in order to replace defective ones

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