Definition of genetically modified in English:

genetically modified

Line breaks: gen¦et¦ic|al¦ly modi|fied


(Of an organism) containing genetic material that has been artificially altered so as to produce a desired characteristic.
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  • 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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