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Genetically engineered organism

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noun

An organism whose genetic material has been altered especially through genetic engineering.


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Through recombinant DNA technology, the genome of an organism may be engineered or manipulated. These organisms are designed mostly for use in the production of pharmaceuticals, gene therapy, and agriculture. However, there are ethical issues concerning their use and production. No matter how crucial their uses are, the limitation of the knowledge of modern science as well as the possibility of unforeseen negative effects in the health and the environment are some of the issues being raised up against this technology.


Abbreviation: GEO

Also called: genetically modified organism (GMO)

See also: recombinant DNA technology.


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