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gene therapy

noun

Simple Definition of gene therapy

  • medical : a way of treating some disorders and diseases that usually involves replacing bad copies of genes with other genes

Full Definition of gene therapy

  1. :  the insertion of usually genetically altered genes into cells especially to replace defective genes in the treatment of genetic disorders or to provide a specialized disease-fighting function

gene therapist noun

Examples of gene therapy

  1. advances in the science of gene therapy



1971

First Known Use of gene therapy

1971


Medical Dictionary

gene therapy

noun

Medical Definition of gene therapy

  1. :  the insertion of usually genetically altered genes into cells especially to replace defective genes in the treatment of genetic disorders or to provide a specialized disease-fighting function (as the destruction of tumor cells)

  2. gene therapist noun




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