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BIOMEDICAL CLONING

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does biomedical cloning mean? 

BIOMEDICAL CLONING (noun)
  The noun BIOMEDICAL CLONING has 1 sense:

1. nuclear transplantation of a patient's own cells to make an oocyte from which immune-compatible cells (especially stem cells) can be derived for transplant

  Familiarity information: BIOMEDICAL CLONING used as a noun is very rare.


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BIOMEDICAL CLONING (noun)


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Meaning:

Nuclear transplantation of a patient's own cells to make an oocyte from which immune-compatible cells (especially stem cells) can be derived for transplant

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Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

biomedical cloning; therapeutic cloning

Hypernyms ("biomedical cloning" is a kind of...):

cloning (a general term for the research activity that creates a copy of some biological entity (a gene or organism or cell))

nuclear transplantation; SCNT; somatic cell nuclear transfer; somatic cell nuclear transplantation (moving a cell nucleus and its genetic material from one cell to another)


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