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gene therapy

noun

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

:  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

First Known Use of GENE THERAPY

1971

gene therapy

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of GENE THERAPY

:  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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