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  • verb Present participle of clone.
  • noun biology The production of a cloned embryo by transplanting the nucleus of a somatic cell into an ovum
  • noun by extension The production of an exact copy of an object

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

  • noun a general term for the research activity that creates a copy of some biological entity (a gene or organism or cell)


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