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genetic engineering

genetic engineering

 
pronunciation:
j ne tihk en j ni rIng
part of speech: noun
definition: the science or practice of altering the genetic code transmitted by living organisms by splicing and recombining specific genetic units from their DNA.
derivation: genetic engineer (n.)