deletive

deletive

(dɪˈliːtɪv)
adj
formal intended to destroy or remove
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Current research on the improvement of disease resistance by gene transfer focuses on three main strategies, such as: (a) somatic gene transfer--nucleic acid vaccines; (b) deletive germ-line gene transfer--gene knockout; and (c) additive germline gene transfer.
Unlike deletive techniques, Make-Link's additive connections can reduce the number of operations required to implement logic circuits, and the links can be made to carry greater currents by placing several in parallel with no resistance penalty.
This real life parody of Viz Comic characters The Real Ale Expletive Deletives unfolded as Yours Truly twitched impatiently behind them at the bar.