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gene-altered

Syllabification: gene-al·tered

Definition of gene-altered in English:

adjective

(Especially in journalism) genetically modified: the much ballyhooed, vine-ripened, gene-altered, rot-resistant tomato
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  • Some growers complain that they've been pressured to pay fees to the company after stray gene-altered plants ended up growing on their farms.
  • Genetic engineering has helped millions of people by turning gene-altered bacteria into microscopic factories that produce life-saving drugs.
  • In 1998, for instance, the administration threatened to withdraw from a proposed trade pact if New Zealand required labeling of gene-altered foods.

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