[trans-duhk-shuhn, tranz-]
noun Genetics.
the transfer of genetic material from one cell to another by means of a virus.

1952; trans- + -duction, as in induction, production, etc.

transductant [trans-duhk-tuhnt, tranz-] , noun
transductional, adjective Unabridged
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transduction (trænzˈdʌkʃən)
genetics the transfer by a bacteriophage of genetic material from one bacterium to another
[C17: from Latin transductiō, variant of trāductiō a leading along, from trādūcere to lead over; see traduce]

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transduction trans·duc·tion (trāns-dŭk'shən, trānz-)
Transfer of genetic material or characteristics from one bacterial cell to another by a bacteriophage or plasmid.

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