designer baby

designer baby

noun
a baby developing from an embryo created by in-vitro fertilization and selected because it had or lacked particular genes, the genetic makeup often having been modified by genetic engineering.
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designer baby
 
n
informal a baby that is the product of genetic engineering

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Main Entry:  designer baby1
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  an infant created by genetic engineering combined with in vitro fertilization in order to ensure the absence or presence of a particular gene or characteristic
Etymology:  1985
Main Entry:  designer baby2
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  an infant dressed in designer clothing
Etymology:  1982
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