transduce

verb trans·duce \ tran(t)s-ˈdüs , tranz- , -ˈdyüs \

Definition of transduce

transduced; transducing
transitive verb
1 :to convert (something, such as energy or a message) into another form
  • essentially sense organs transduce physical energy into a nervous signal
2 :to cause (genetic material) to undergo transduction

Origin and Etymology of transduce

Latin transducere to lead across, transfer, from trans- + ducere to lead — more at 1tow


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transduce

transitive verb trans·duce \ tran(t)s-ˈd(y)üs, tranz- \

medical Definition of transduce

transduced; transducing
1 :to convert (as energy or a message) into another form
  • essentially sense organs transduce physical energy into a nervous signal
2 :to cause (genetic material) to undergo transduction; also :to introduce genetic material into (a cell) by transduction

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