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(Genetics) (functioning as singular) the branch of biology concerned with altering the genomes of living organisms
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1. the development and application of scientific procedures and technologies that permit direct manipulation of genetic material in order to alter the hereditary traits of a cell, organism, or population.
2. a technique producing unlimited amounts of otherwise unavailable or scarce biological products by introducing DNA from living organisms into bacteria and then harvesting the product, as human insulin produced in bacteria by the human insulin gene. Also called biogenetics.
genet′ic engineer′, n.
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The use of exercises to relieve muscle tension and release emotions
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biogenetics[ˌbaɪəʊdʒɪˈnetɪks] n → biogénétique f
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