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Definition of "gene-splicing" [gene-splicing]

  • The process in which fragments of DNA from one or more different organisms are combined to form recombinant DNA. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "gene-splicing" in a sentence
  • "On the other hand, if you can't otherwise access high-tech gene-splicing equipment or set up massive radio telescope arrays in your back yard, then you should consider colluj or university."
  • "Nor has gene-splicing (unlike organic farming) produced plant or tree varieties that can adapt to global warming."
  • "Which would seem crazy if it was just a list of names, but it's so much more - a wordless explanation of what "Splice's" scientists will be doing with their gene-splicing."