Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Relating or pertaining to, or having the characters of, a clon.

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  • adjective being created by asexual reproduction
  • adjective pertaining to asexual reproduction

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  • adjective of or relating to a clone

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Examples

  • They found two mechanisms that significantly altered the viral population in the semen, which they called clonal amplification and compartmentalization.

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  • They found two mechanisms that significantly altered the viral population in the semen, which they called clonal amplification and compartmentalization.

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  • Hell, the entire landing party could consist of multiple copies of the most effective crewmember onboard: no redshirts, just a half-dozen instances of Kirk operating in clonal harmony.

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  • Hell, the entire landing party could consist of multiple copies of the most effective crewmember onboard: no redshirts, just a half-dozen instances of Kirk operating in clonal harmony.

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  • Hell, the entire landing party could consist of multiple copies of the most effective crewmember onboard: no redshirts, just a half-dozen instances of Kirk operating in clonal harmony.

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  • Many of the dominant arctic plants such as the rhizomatous Carex species are clonal, that is, they do not rely on seed production through sexual reproduction for short-term population maintenance.

    Genetic responses of arctic species to changes in climate and ultraviolet-B radiation levels

  • The immune system operates through a process called clonal expansion.

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  • This is called clonal selection, because only the se - lected cell is cloned.

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  • What about "clonal" propagation where trees are grown from root cuttings?

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  • Sophisticated modern techniques such as clonal selection, tissue culture, pruning, grafting, mulching, and fertilizing with mayor, minor, and trace elements are all research requirements.

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