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clone

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noun \ˈklōn\

Medical Definition of clone

  1. 1:  the aggregate of genetically identical cells or organisms asexually produced by a single progenitor cell or organism

  2. 2:  an individual grown from a single somatic cell or cell nucleus and genetically identical to it

  3. 3:  a group of replicas of all or part of a macromolecule and especially DNA

clonal \ˈklōn-əl\play adjective
clonally \-əl-ē\play adverb



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clone

verb

Medical Definition of clone

cloned; cloning

  1. transitive verb

  2. :  to propagate a clone from <frogs have been successfully cloned by transplanting nuclei from body cells to enucleated eggs>

  3. intransitive verb

  4. :  to produce a clone





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