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