Genetic-engineering Definition

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The branch of biology dealing with the splicing and recombining of specific genetic units from the DNA of living organisms as in order to produce new species or biochemicals.
Webster's New World
Genetic modification.
Wiktionary
Synonyms:
recombinant DNA technologygene-splicing

Origin of Genetic-engineering

  • Made popular by Jack Williamson in his 1941 book Dragon's Island. First mentions of genetic engineering in print go back to 1910's.

    From Wiktionary

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