transduce[trans do̵̅o̅s′, tranz-; -dyo̵̅o̅s′]
transduce definition by Webster's New World
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transduce definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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transitive verb trans·duced, trans·duc·ing, trans·duc·es
- To convert (energy) from one form to another.
- To transfer (genetic material or characteristics) from one bacterial cell to another. Used of a bacteriophage or plasmid.
Origin: Back-formation from transducer.
transduce - Medical Definition
- To convert energy from one form to another.
- To transfer genetic material or characteristics from one bacterial cell to another. Used of a bacteriophage or plasmid.