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recombinant DNA

noun

Definition of recombinant DNA

  1. :  genetically engineered DNA usually incorporating DNA from more than one species of organism



1975

First Known Use of recombinant dna

1975


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recombinant DNA

noun

Medical Definition of recombinant DNA

  1. :  genetically engineered DNA usually incorporating DNA from more than one species of organism




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