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genetic engineering

noun [U] uk   us  
(the science of) changing the structure of the genes of a living thing in order to make it healthier or stronger or more useful to humans
Translations of “genetic engineering”
in Chinese (Traditional) 遺傳(基因)工程(學)…
in Russian генная инженерия…
in Turkish genetik mühendisliği…
in Chinese (Simplified) 遗传(基因)工程(学)…
in Polish inżynieria genetyczna…
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