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[trans-jen-iks, tranz-] /trænsˈdʒɛn ɪks, trænz-/
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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British Dictionary definitions for transgenics


(functioning as sing) the branch of biology concerned with the transfer of genetic material from one species to another
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