transduction

noun trans·duc·tion \ -ˈdək-shən \

Definition of transduction

:the action or process of transducing; especially :the transfer of genetic material from one microorganism to another by a viral agent (such as a bacteriophage)

transductant

play \-tənt\ noun

transductional

play \-shnəl, -shə-nᵊl\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of transduction

Latin transducere


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transduction

noun trans·duc·tion \ -ˈdek-shən \

medical Definition of transduction

1 :the action or process of converting something and especially energy or a message into another form
2 :the transfer of genetic material from one organism (as a bacterium) to another by a genetic vector and especially a bacteriophage — compare transformation 2

transductional

\-shnəl, -shən-ᵊl\ adjective


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