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genetic modificationnoun [U]

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PRODUCTION the ​process of scientifically ​changing the genes of ​plants and animals in ​order to ​createforms of them that are less likely to get diseases, will ​grow faster, etc.: Several ​environmentalgroupsobjectstrongly to genetic ​modification, saying that it could have disatrous consequences that no-one can ​predict.
(Definition of genetic modification from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “genetic modification”
in Chinese (Simplified) 遗传(基因)工程(学)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 遺傳(基因)工程(學)…
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