molecular surgery

n.

A technique used to increase the drug susceptibility of tumor cells by introducing gene segments into such cells so as to alter their drug resistance.

Nearby words

  1. molecular movement,
  2. molecular orbital,
  3. molecular rotation,
  4. molecular sieve,
  5. molecular spectrum,
  6. molecular volume,
  7. molecular weight,
  8. molecularity,
  9. molecule,
  10. molehill


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