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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

Rhymes with transgenic


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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


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