Definition of genetically modified in English:

genetically modified

Syllabification: ge·net·i·cal·ly mod·i·fied
Pronunciation: /jəˌnedik(ə)lē ˈmädəfīd
 
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(abbreviation: GM)

adjective

(Of an organism or crop) containing genetic material that has been artificially altered so as to produce a desired characteristic: genetically modified viruses to insert new genes into growing plants
More example sentences
  • Leaf disks are made of the target species the plant species that will be altered, genetically modified, or transformed.
  • The Japanese have genetically modified onions that suppress the enzyme which causes weeping.
  • You've been an outspoken critic of genetically modified foods and genetic engineering.

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