recombinant

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English[edit]

Adjective[edit]

recombinant (not comparable)

  1. Referring to something formed by combining existing elements in a new combination. Especially in the phrase recombinant DNA referring to an organism created in the lab by adding DNA from another species.

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Noun[edit]

recombinant (plural recombinants)

  1. An organism, cell, or haplotype formed by genetic recombination.