Definition of genetic engineering noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


genetic engineering

BrE BrE//dʒəˌnetɪk ˌendʒɪˈnɪərɪŋ//
; NAmE NAmE//dʒəˌnetɪk ˌendʒɪˈnɪrɪŋ//
[uncountable] Genetic engineering
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the science of changing how a living creature or plant develops by changing the information in its genes See related entries: Genetic engineering
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: genetic engineering