transduction

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Etymology[edit]

transduce +‎ -tion

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Noun[edit]

transduction (countable and uncountable, plural transductions)

  1. (biology) The transfer of genetic material from one bacterial cell to another by a bacteriophage or plasmid
  2. The process whereby a transducer converts energy from one form to another
  3. (physiology) The conversion of a stimulus from one form to another
  4. (physics) The conversion of energy (especially light energy) into another form, especially in a biological process such as photosynthesis or in a transducer
  5. (logic) A form of inference involving reasoning from one specific case to another (compare induction)

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