un·​trans·​formed | \ ˌən-tran(t)s-ˈfȯrmd \

Definition of untransformed

: not changed in form : not transformed untransformed cells … six years later the nearest boroughs of the city … remain untransformed by the project's impact.— Justin Welby

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Our results show that inhibiting DNA damage signaling can improve the efficiency of precision genome editing in normal, untransformed cells. Sharon Begley, STAT, "Archived chat: last week in CRISPR — cancer, patents, and a dip in the market," 19 June 2018

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circa 1775, in the meaning defined above

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un·​trans·​formed | \ -tran(t)s-ˈfȯrmd \

Medical Definition of untransformed

: not transformed specifically : not having undergone genetic transformation untransformed cells

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