[ ree-kom-buh-nuh nt ]
/ riˈkɒm bə nənt /
of or resulting from new combinations of genetic material: recombinant cells.
a cell or organism whose genetic complement results from recombination.
the genetic material produced when segments of DNA from different sources are joined to produce recombinant DNA.
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British Dictionary definitions for recombinant
/ (riːˈkɒmbɪnənt) genetics /
produced by the combining of genetic material from more than one origin
a chromosome, cell, organism, etc, the genetic makeup of which results from recombination
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Medicine definitions for recombinant
[ rē-kŏm′bə-nənt ]
An organism or a cell in which genetic recombination has taken place.
Genetic material produced by splicing genes.
Formed by or showing recombination, as a chromosome.
Relating to recombinant DNA.
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