from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun Genetically engineered DNA prepared by transplanting or splicing genes from one species into the cells of a host organism of a different species. Such DNA becomes part of the host's genetic makeup and is replicated.
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- noun genetics DNA that has been
engineeredby splicingtogether fragments of DNA from multiple speciesand introduced into the cellsof a host
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