transgenic

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From trans- +‎ -genic.

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  • (UK) IPA(key): /tɹɑːnzˈdʒɛnɪk/, /tɹanzˈdʒɛnɪk/

Adjective[edit]

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transgenic (not comparable)

  1. Of, or pertaining to an organism whose genome has been changed by the addition of a gene from another species; genetically modified.
    • 2008, David Batty, The Guardian, 19 May 2008,
      The third type are human transgenic embryos, made by injecting a segment of animal DNA into a human egg.

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Noun[edit]

transgenic (plural transgenics)

  1. An organism whose genome has been genetically modified.

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