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genetically modified

adjective uk   ( also genetically engineered) us  
C1 A genetically modified plant or animal has had some of its genes changed scientifically: genetically modified food/crops
Translations of “genetically modified”
in Chinese (Traditional) 基因改造的…
in Russian генетически модифицированный…
in Turkish (bitki, hayvan) genleriyle oynanmış, genleri değiştirilmiş…
in Chinese (Simplified) 转基因的…
in Polish genetycznie modyfikowany…
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