transgenic[trans jen′ik, tranz-]
having genetic material, in all cells, that includes a gene or DNA sequence transferred by means of genetic engineering from a genetically unlike organism
- Of, relating to, or being an organism whose genome has been altered by the transfer of a gene or genes from another species or breed: transgenic mice; transgenic plants.
- Of or relating to the study of transgenic organisms: transgenic research.
A transgenic organism.
- An organism whose genome has been genetically modified.