HyperDic: therapeutic_cloning

English > 1 sense of the expression therapeutic cloning:
NOUNacttherapeutic cloning, biomedical cloningnuclear transplantation of a patient's own cells to make an oocyte from which immune-compatible cells (especially stem cells) can be derived for transplant
English > therapeutic cloning: 1 sense > noun 1, act
Meaningnuclear transplantation of a patient's own cells to make an oocyte from which immune-compatible cells (especially stem cells) can be derived for transplant.
Synonymbiomedical cloning
BroadercloningA general term for the research activity that creates a copy of some biological entity (a gene or organism or cell)
somatic cell nuclear transplantation, somatic cell nuclear transfer, SCNT, nuclear transplantationMoving a cell nucleus and its genetic material from one cell to another

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