[trans-jen-iks, tranz-]
noun Biotechnology.
(used with a singular verb) the branch of biology concerned with the transfer of genes to other species.
(used with a plural verb) the techniques for creating organisms that have genes from other species. Unabridged
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transgenics (ˌtrænzˈdʒɛnɪks)
(functioning as singular) the branch of biology concerned with the transfer of genetic material from one species to another

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Example sentences
Public support for transgenics will come from knowledge and participation.
The advantages of combining cloning with transgenics are apparent at several levels.
Organelle transgenics is a new avenue to bioengineer cultivars and create value-added crops.
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