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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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

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 in a sentence

  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)

gene therapist

noun



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