Definition of biolistics in English:

biolistics

Line breaks: bio|lis¦tics
Pronunciation: /bʌɪə(ʊ)ˈlɪstɪks/

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noun

[treated as singular]
A technique in genetic engineering in which tiny metal pellets coated with DNA are propelled into living cells at high velocities.

Origin

late 20th century: apparently from bio- and ballistics.

Derivatives

biolistic

adjective

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