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transgenesis

[trans-jen-uh-sis, tranz-] /trænsˈdʒɛn ə sɪs, trænz-/
noun, Biotechnology
1.
the transfer of human genes into animals or cultured cells, especially to produce molecules with therapeutic value.
2.
the transfer of cloned genes to another breed or species.
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