genetic engineering

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Made popular by Jack Williamson in his 1941 book Dragon's Island. First mentions of genetic engineering in print go back to the 1910s.


genetic engineering (uncountable)

  1. The practice or science of genetic modification.
  2. Genetic modification.

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