gene therapy

noun

Definition of gene therapy

  1. :  the insertion of usually genetically altered genes into cells especially to replace defective genes in the treatment of genetic disorders or to provide a specialized disease-fighting function

gene therapist

noun

Examples of gene therapy in a Sentence

  1. advances in the science of gene therapy

First Known Use of gene therapy

1970


GENE THERAPY Defined for English Language Learners

gene therapy

noun

Definition of gene therapy for English Language Learners

  • medical : a way of treating some disorders and diseases that usually involves replacing bad copies of genes with other genes


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gene therapy

noun

Medical Definition of gene therapy

  1. :  the insertion of usually genetically altered genes into cells especially to replace defective genes in the treatment of genetic disorders or to provide a specialized disease-fighting function (as the destruction of tumor cells)

gene therapist

noun

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