designer baby


noun

a baby developing from an embryo created by in-vitro fertilization and selected because it had or lacked particular genes, the genetic makeup often having been modified by genetic engineering.

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British Dictionary definitions for designer baby

designer baby

noun

informal a baby that is the product of genetic engineering
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