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transgenic

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adjective trans·gen·ic \tran(t)s-ˈje-nik\

Definition of transgenic

  1. :  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



1982

First Known Use of transgenic

1982


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transgenic

noun trans·gen·ic

Definition of transgenic

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

  2. 2 :  a transgenic plant or animal



1986

First Known Use of transgenic

1986

Rhymes with transgenic


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transgenic

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adjective trans·gen·ic \ˌtran(t)s-ˈjen-ik, ˌtranz-\

Medical Definition of transgenic

  1. :  being or used to produce an organism or cell of one species into which one or more genes of other species have been incorporated <transgenic mice> <transgenic corn plants> <transgenic techniques>; also :  produced by or composed of transgenic plants or animals <transgenic foods>




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transgenic

noun trans·gen·ic

Medical Definition of transgenic

  1. 1:  a transgenic plant or animal

  2. 2transgenics plural but singular in construction :  a branch of biotechnology concerned with the production of transgenic plants, animals, and foods




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