chimeric(redirected from chimericly)
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1. Relating to or being an organism, part, or molecule that is a chimera: chimeric mice; chimeric proteins.
2. Relating to a monoclonal antibody produced from the cells of a nonhuman organism, usually a mouse, in which a portion of the antibody has been replaced with a human sequence of amino acids. This is done in the laboratory by replacing part of the DNA sequence in the nonhuman cells with a sequence of human DNA.
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|Adj.||1.||chimeric - being or relating to or like a chimera; "his Utopia is not as chimeric commonwealth but a practical improvement on what already exists"- Douglas Bush|
1. Of, relating to, or in the nature of an illusion; lacking reality: