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1. An organism, cell, or virus in which genetic recombination has taken place.
2. Material produced by genetic engineering.
1. Formed by or showing recombination: a recombinant chromosome.
2. Of or relating to recombinant DNA: recombinant fragments; recombinant technology.
(Genetics) produced by the combining of genetic material from more than one origin
(Genetics) a chromosome, cell, organism, etc, the genetic makeup of which results from recombination
re•com•bi•nant(riˈkɒm bə nənt)
1. of or resulting from new combinations of genetic material: recombinant cells.n.
2. a cell or organism whose genetic material results from recombination.
3. the genetic material produced when segments of DNA from different sources are joined to produce recombinant DNA.
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|Noun||1.||recombinant - a cell or organism in which genetic recombination has occurred|
organism, being - a living thing that has (or can develop) the ability to act or function independently
cell - (biology) the basic structural and functional unit of all organisms; they may exist as independent units of life (as in monads) or may form colonies or tissues as in higher plants and animals
|Adj.||1.||recombinant - of or relating to recombinant DNA|