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1. Of, relating to, or being an organism whose genome has been altered by the transfer of a gene or genes from another species or breed: transgenic mice; transgenic plants.
2. Of or relating to the study of transgenic organisms: transgenic research.
A transgenic organism.
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(Genetics) genetics (of an animal or plant)containing genetic material artificially transferred from another species
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trans•gen•ic(trænsˈdʒɛn ɪk, trænz-)
of, pertaining to, or containing a gene or genes transferred from another species: transgenic mice.
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