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designer baby

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Definition of designer baby in English:

noun

A baby whose genetic make-up has been selected in order to eradicate a particular defect, or to ensure that a particular gene is present.
Example sentences
  • To clarify the definition of a designer baby, the meaning itself is for a newborn to genetically have ‘traits’ that make it desirable for the parents.
  • But, what about this, if a woman can go abroad to have a designer baby even if it's for a good reason, then is it ok for a woman to go abroad and choose to have a baby with blonde hair and blue eyes?
  • A mother is still waiting anxiously for news which could set her on the route to having a designer baby to save her son.

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