genetic engineering

(redirected from Genetically-modified)
Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Legal, Encyclopedia.
Related to Genetically-modified: Genetically engineered food
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
  • noun

Synonyms for genetic engineering

the technology of preparing recombinant DNA in vitro by cutting up DNA molecules and splicing together fragments from more than one organism

References in periodicals archive ?
Under the new GMO bylaw, the ban on use of genetically-modified organisms and products in baby food will continue in line with Biosafety Law.
Genetically-modified foods made from herbicide-tolerant soybeans and disease-resistant corn have been consumed in the Americas for years, with no conclusive evidence of risk to human health or the environment.
A store spokeswoman said: "Customers indi- cated they do not want genetically-modified ing-redients in their food.
FOOD Safety Minister Jeff Rooker last night said the only way to stop American food firms mixing up genetically-modified crops with standard ones was for British consumers to boycott them.
Despite new labelling rules brought in last week, processed foods which may contain genetically-modified ingredients don't have to show this on the packaging.
The news that the immune system of rats can be destroyed by feeding them genetically-modified potatoes will inspire renewed demands for the Government to put an end to the sale of experimental foodstuffs.
There are chapters on analyzing ingredients such as additives and micronutrients, genetically-modified organisms and added water.
Full browser ?