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Definition of "cloning" []

  • Present participle of clone. (verb)
  • The production of a cloned embryo by transplanting the nucleus of a somatic cell into an ovum (noun)
  • The production of an exact copy of an object (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "cloning" in a sentence
  • "˜therapeutic cloning,™ but in this entry it will be discussed under the heading ˜cloning for research and therapy.™"
  • "And so, I encourage everyone to take a little bit of time and understand it as best you can and that is the term cloning is used in two ways."
  • ""It's an early research step… towards curing devastating diseases," said Dieter Egli of the New York Stem Cell Foundation Laboratory in New York City and a co-author of the study, which pointedly doesn't use the word "cloning" to describe the results."