Chimeric Definition

kī-mĕrĭk, -mîr-
Webster's New World
Relating to or being an organism or substance that is a chimera.
Chimeric cells.
American Heritage
Relating to a monoclonal antibody produced from the cells of an organism, usually a mouse, in which the constant region has been replaced with a human sequence of amino acids. This is done in the laboratory by replacing part of the DNA sequence in the nonhuman cells of an organism with a sequence of human DNA.
American Heritage
Of or having to do with chimerism.
Chimeric mice, chimeric genes.
Webster's New World

Like a chimera.


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