transgenic


1trans·gen·ic

adjective \tran(t)s-ˈje-nik\

Definition of TRANSGENIC

:  being or used to produce an organism or cell of one species into which one or more genes of another species have been incorporated <a transgenic mouse> <transgenic crops>; also :  produced by or consisting of transgenic plants or animals

First Known Use of TRANSGENIC

1982

Rhymes with TRANSGENIC

2transgenic

noun

Definition of TRANSGENIC

1
plural but sing in constr :  a branch of biotechnology concerned with the production of transgenic plants, animals, and foods
2
:  a transgenic plant or animal

First Known Use of TRANSGENIC

1986

Rhymes with TRANSGENIC

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