cloning

[ kloh-ning ]
/ ˈkloʊ nɪŋ /

noun Biology.

the process of producing a clone.

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Origin of cloning

First recorded in 1955–60; clone + -ing1
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Medical definitions for cloning

cloning
[ klōnĭng ]

n.

The transplantation of a nucleus from a somatic cell into an ovum, which then develops into an embryo.
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