Definition of genetic engineering in English:

genetic engineering

Syllabification: ge·net·ic en·gi·neer·ing


  • The deliberate modification of the characteristics of an organism by manipulating its genetic material.
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    • RNA is also taking a place in the areas of gene therapy and genetic engineering.
    • The genetic engineering of livestock for human medical applications is known as pharming.
    • With this in mind, why the sudden panic about a few pollen grains and the outrage against gene manipulation by genetic engineering?

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