[ trans-fekt ]
/ trænsˈfɛkt /
verb (used with object) Microbiology.
to cause transfection in (a cell).
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British Dictionary definitions for transfect
/ (trænsˈfɛkt) /
(tr) to bring about transfection in
Word Origin for transfect
from trans- + (in) fect
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