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genetic engineering

noun \-ˌen-jə-ˈnir-iŋ\

Medical Definition of GENETIC ENGINEERING

:  the group of applied techniques of genetics and biotechnology used to cut up and join together genetic material and especially DNA from one or more species of organism and to introduce the result into an organism in order to change one or more of its characteristics
genetically engineered adjective
genetic engineer noun

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