genetically modified definition, meaning - what is genetically modified in the British English Dictionary & Thesaurus - Cambridge Dictionaries Online

Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “genetically modified”

See all translations

genetically modified

adjective uk   us   (also genetically engineered)
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…
(Definition of genetically modified from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of genetically modified?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “genetically modified” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

decider

a final game or competition that allows one person or team to win, or the winning point scored

Word of the Day

She’s got very good posture. (How we stand and sit)

by Liz Walter,
May 27, 2015
Recently on this blog, we looked at the words that we use to describe the way we move. This week we’re looking at words for describing our bodies when they are still, whether we are standing or sitting. Since most of us do far too much of this, let’s start with sitting.

Read More 

ancestral health noun

May 25, 2015
diet based on the presumed diet of our Palaeolithic ancestors ‘Ancestral health,’ to use a term popular among Paleo followers, has gone mass.

Read More