GMO

GMO

noun
genetically modified organism: an organism or microorganism whose genetic material has been altered by means of genetic engineering.
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GMO
 
abbreviation for
genetically modified organism

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GMO  
Abbreviation of genetically modified organism
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The abbreviation for genetically modified organism. A GMO is an organism whose genome has been altered by the techniques of genetic engineering so that its DNA contains one or more genes not normally found there.

Note: A high percentage of food crops, such as corn and soybeans, are genetically modified.
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GMO
genetically modified organism
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