transitive verb-·duced′, -·duc′ing
- to convert (energy, an electronic signal, etc.) into another form
- Genetics to bring about transduction of (genetic material)
Origin of transduceback-formation from transducer
transitive verbtrans·duced, trans·duc·ing, trans·duc·es
- To convert (input energy of one form) into output energy of another form.
- To transmit (a signal) within a cell or from the exterior of a cell to its interior.
- To transfer (genetic material or characteristics) from one cell to another. Used of a bacteriophage or plasmid.
Origin of transduceBack-formation from transducer
(third-person singular simple present transduces, present participle transducing, simple past and past participle transduced)