re·com·bi·nant adjective \(ˌ)rē-ˈkäm-bə-nənt\
: relating to or exhibiting genetic recombination <recombinant progeny>
a : relating to or containing genetically engineered DNA
b : produced by genetic engineering <recombinant bovine growth hormone>
— recombinant noun
First Known Use of RECOMBINANT
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