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transduce

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transitive verb trans·duce \tran(t)s-ˈdüs, tranz-, -ˈdyüs\

Definition of transduce

trans·ducedtrans·duc·ing

  1. 1 :  to convert (as energy or a message) into another form <essentially sense organs transduce physical energy into a nervous signal>

  2. 2 :  to cause (genetic material) to undergo transduction



Origin of transduce

Latin transducere to lead across, transfer, from trans- + ducere to lead — more at tow


First Known Use: 1947


Medical Dictionary

transduce

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transitive verb trans·duce \tran(t)s-ˈd(y)üs, tranz-\

Medical Definition of transduce

trans·ducedtrans·duc·ing

  1. 1:  to convert (as energy or a message) into another form <essentially sense organs transduce physical energy into a nervous signal>

  2. 2:  to cause (genetic material) to undergo transduction; also :  to introduce genetic material into (a cell) by transduction




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