Definition of gene therapy noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


gene therapy

BrE BrE//ˈdʒiːn θerəpi//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈdʒiːn θerəpi//
[uncountable] (medical) Genetic engineering
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a treatment in which normal genes are put into cells to replace ones that are missing or not normal See related entries: Genetic engineering
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: gene therapy